17 Oct '11, 9pm

Is a centralized climate solution still possible? And more from my chat with Andy Revkin

Late last week, I had an interesting chat on Bloggingheads.tv with Andy Revkin of The New York Times , whose blog Dot Earth you should be reading if you're not already. It was a Big Think sort of discussion about the historical moment in which we find ourselves, the prospects for a sustainable future, and the vexing gulf between what needs to be done and what seems possible in today's politics. Here it is: A few thoughts. First, criminy, I can't stand watching myself talk any more than I can stand listening to myself talk. Do I speak this slowly in real life? More substantively, commenters in the Bloggingheads discussion thread and the Dot Earth comments point out an inconsistency of mine. Early in the discussion, I say that it's hard to see a solution for climate change that doesn't involve the cooperation of virtually all the world's major economies via some sort of cent...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-policy/2011-10-17-is-central...

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