Obama and the loss of hope

In 2007 we were finally getting somewhere on effective climate policy. Then the global economy tanked, leaving progress in the gutter. Now, Barack Obama again represents hope for a global carbon pricing scheme, just don't count on it until the economy is much healthier.

Even before the 2008 US Presidential election had concluded it seemed the US had turned the corner from the dark days of George W Bush on climate change issues. 


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