06 October 2010

Groundhog Day

Insanity, it is said, is repeating the same behavior and expecting a different result:
Jonathan Pershing, the lead U.S. negotiator at global climate-change talks in China, said little progress has been made and warned that efforts may splinter if no accord is reached at the next meetings in Cancun, Mexico.

“The consequences of not having an agreement after Cancun are something to worry about,” Pershing said today in a briefing with three news media in Tianjin. At the same time, the U.S. deputy special envoy for climate change said he remained optimistic. “I still believe compromise can be reached.”