Sunday, December 11, 2005

(Still) Silencing the Naysayers

Apparently nothing has changed in the last twelve hours. Big surprise. This article from yesterday's New York Magazine details how the Bush administration tried to strong-arm the U.N. into cancelling Bill Clinton's speech at the recently concluded Climate Change Conference in Montreal.

On the one hand, it's further (and disheartening) confirmation of what I wrote about earlier today. On the other hand, it's funny that the administration's threat - to pull out of talks on a new Kyoto deal - was taken seriously, given that they have absolutely no intention of signing onto the treaty, regardless of its terms.

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