Quick update from Rio+20 on the state of negotiations, particularly the issue of fossil fuel subsidies. Lots at stake! Should be a wild few days as we close out the talks.
Is the only reason countries cooperate because they can’t act unilaterally? Is ‘cooperation’ a tool to further their own self-interest? I suspect this may be a big part of what’s going on in the international political process. It’s the common justification given domestically for funding the UN — that it’s in our interest. I don’t
This might only appeal to global governance geeks, but what if there were a site dedicated to only the good news coming out of the UN. The first line of defense against detractors and champion of a multilateral world. Background: I’ve been trying to wrap my head around what’s needed in the UN realm for