Do climate treaties help the environment?

Do climate treaties help the environment?

Do climate agreements help the environment? Is there another way to reduce carbon emissions? Consider the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to reduce greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide and others). The Protocol, adopted in 1997, was ratified by 181 countries...
What good is a global agreement that achieves nothing?

What good is a global agreement that achieves nothing?

Last week, leaders from around the globe have gathered in Paris to finalize a years-in-the-making accord designed to limit global greenhouse gas emissions. President Obama has placed the issue front-and-center on his agenda, surely with at least one eye on achieving a...