Here's a question for you: is one of the problems with Kyoto the fact that powerful developing nations, including 2 of the biggest powers in our region, hijacked it and turned it into a wealth relocation exercise?
If China are on a steep growth spurt, and confident enough to threaten neighbours, and may even be taking over the manufacture of bloody Vegemite before long, why do they need welfare?
I don't think it was just the US who scuttled this process.
A tribute to Fred Gruen - A few weeks ago, I gave the FH Gruen lecture, on the topic After reform: the economic policy agenda in the 21st century. Thanks to sound editor Simon Kravi...
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