Despite the seeming specificity of the president’s West Point speech on the Afghan War–30,000 new troops at a cost of $30 billion–Americans got little sense of just how big and how expensive this surge is likely to be.
The most important international summit in history? Given what latest scientific reports tell us about the quickening pace of global warming, the sense of urgency driving attention to the Copenhagen summit is warranted.
Today, fifty-six newspapers from around the world took the unusual step of publishing the very same thing–an editorial
below, which calls for a “fair and effective deal” from the Copenhagen summit on climate change.