A Note on Copenhagen's Successful Failure

We like simple labels, often for good reason -- they're practical and, properly vetted, can spur proper action. But putting a simple single label on the momentous Copenhagen climate summit is proving complicated. Was it a success? A failure? Judging from a range of articles and conversations, it was both -- and also a classic case of apples and oranges ... arriving in separate crates a month apart. Copenhagen's basic "failure" was announced and reported one month before its Dec. 7 opening....Full Story
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