Archive: Donald F. Boesch: December 2009
At the close of the Copenhagen Conference, I commented that the Copenhagen Accord reflected a lost opportunity, largely because the negotiations between two largest greenhouse gas emitters, the U.S. and China, were too little too late. With a holiday respite to clear the mind and a return of realism to balance my disappointment, this is how I now see it.
By Donald F. Boesch | December 30, 2009; 10:56 AM ET | Comments (0)
By any objective measure the three-page Copenhagen Accord that the Conference failed to approve but simply "to take note" of has to be viewed as a lost opportunity.
By Donald F. Boesch | December 19, 2009; 03:58 PM ET | Comments (1)
The sharing of reductions of greenhouse gas emissions among nations is challenging because the emissions are so disproportionate.
By Donald F. Boesch | December 18, 2009; 08:35 AM ET | Comments (0)
I am in Maryland, not Copenhagen, but I am wondering whether anyone at COP15, other than the Saudi Arabian negotiator, is paying any attention at all to the Climategate/Swifthack (take your pick) e-mail controversy that has obsessed the media here.
By Donald F. Boesch | December 11, 2009; 04:20 PM ET | Comments (20)
In April 2007 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that greenhouse gases are a pollutant subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act and ordered the EPA to re-examine its refusal to limit the emissions of these gases from vehicles.
By Donald F. Boesch | December 10, 2009; 08:15 AM ET | Comments (4)