Tag Archives: obama

Friedman and Sachs unmoved by Obama’s climate conversion

Speaking today at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, Thomas Friedman and Jeffrey Sachs have lambasted the US political system and questioned Obama’s supposedly reawakened interest in climate change.

COP18 Doha UN climate talks Dec 5th

Young US activists at the UN climate talks say they worked hard to get Obama re-elected and feel let down by the lack of action on climate change. Then Todd Stern surprises everyone by calling for debate on the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities.

World poverty in Obama’s inauguration speech

Would global poverty feature in the new president’s inauguration speech? Yes it did, but let’s hope that Barack Obama adopts rather less biblical language when it comes to real policy.

Switch to our mobile site