With delegates now flying into Rio, already the talk is of the measly progress made to date and the measlier prospect of meaningful agreement at the end of it all. Even the presence of a Palestinian delegation has somehow become the latest issue to throw negotiators off-balance.
Not much further away, world leaders will be discussing the global financial crisis at the G20 summit. From the lack of action to break us out of stagnation and recession, you could forgive people for thinking they look like rabbits frozen in the headlights, unable to stir as the freight train crash unfolds.
Yet perhaps a single solution to both sets of problems is staring government leaders right in the face…. Read more