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Environment

Anesthesized to Failure

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorSeptember 22, 2011 8:43 PM

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Two years ago, we saw many headlines like this and this, warning that the future of humanity hinged on the outcome of the Copenhagen climate talks. Now that we are in the run-up to the annual climate equivalent of Groundhog Day, I suspect we'll start to see more headlines like this one:

Failure is not an option for global climate change talks

Until next year, that is, when failure really, really, is not an option.

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