Carter’s presidency was one of attempting to peacefully manage the short and long term strategic interests of the US. Carter’s post-presidency has been one of a lust for detente. The results are mixed and methods curious.
Activists, by definition, do not consider other issues. Marginalizing activists leads to progress.
Look at these rules and ask whether you are following them. We can all do better.
Mark Boslough has a climate wager nobody will take because it misses the point. I’ve got an idea for climate wagers which both sides can take and mutually negotiate. Negotiation of terms would be a big step towards both sides of climate debate working together.
It’s way tougher to coach yourself than to coach others.
COP21 in Paris is about the money. The whole gambit to shelve a climate deal was revealed. It’s simple: the US and developed countries don’t want to pay.
To stop an agreement in its tracks, one need only propose terms that are known to be unacceptable to other parties. Doing so from a moral highground will let you get nothing done and be applauded.