Posts Tagged: climate change
In her comment Beyond Kyoto, Ruth Greenspan Bell seconds the importance of performance standards and discusses the challenges of implementation.
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In this continuation of an FPIF debate on climate change, Hoff Stauffer argues that the Kyoto model is not going to make a dent in global warming. Stricter standards on factories, autos, and appliances is the better way to go.
Bush's proposal on oil doesn't go far enough.
While melting ice caps and alarming shifts in ocean currents flashed across the headlines, little progress was made at December's climate change meetings.
By insisting on an ineffectual and inequitable system of international emissions trading, the U.S. is obstructing other nations, courting ecological disaster, and preventing a worldwide economic boom from a transition to clean energy.
The signing of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Antipersonnel Mines and on Their Destruction in Ottawa, Canada, in December 1997, represents a great arms control and human rights triumph.
Twenty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War, the U.S. still treats Vietnam with a double standard; the July 2000 signing of a bilateral trade agreement is one step toward a balanced policy.
The U.S., alone among its major allies, is planning substantial increases in military spending, despite its overwhelming worldwide military dominance.
The U.S government's announced intention to broaden the war on terrorism beyond Afghanistan has triggered growing concern that other important U.S. foreign policy goals and principles will be subordinated in the process.