Yet if Kyoto fails to gather momentum, as seems probable to many, what else can we do?
Turn ourselves into ineffectual Mommy-cop states, with endless finger-pointing politics,
trying to equally regulate both the rich in their SUVs and Chinese peasants who burn coal for warmth?
Our present conventional wisdom might be termed The Puritan Solution — Abstain, sinners!
— and is making slow, small progress", dangerous idea, http://www.edge.org/q2006/q06_11.html#benford