All Hail Market Based Policy!
All Hail the Status Quo!
All Hail the Sydney Declaration on Climate Change!
Bush, far right in the photograph, seems so exhausted by his trip to OPEC or Austria or wherever the hell it was that he can’t even lift up his paw in time with the rest. You can almost hear the photographer: your other right, Mr. President.
Let’s make sure we’ve got our priorities straight right off the bat:
|The pursuit of climate change and energy security policies must avoid introducing barriers to trade and investment.|
Economic growth, a recurring subject in the text, is mentioned before climate change in the very first sentence. Sounds like a good plan: endless economic expansion, with no piper to pay.