Oil in the Arctic – O Canada, BP stands on guard for thee.

There are two countries that are doing a great deal to prevent a new Climate Change Treaty in Bali. One is the United States of America; I understand their reasoning. The US feels essentially that we are starting to force lower emissions from the wrong base and that any reworking of the Kyoto Treaty will advantage heavy polluters to the disadvantage of the United States. There is some truth in this; emission reductions must share the pain fairly and the overall effect must be reasonable..  Continue reading