Läs gärna denna artikel av Christopher Booker som publicerats i brittiska Telegraph. Nedan ett smakprov:
For a perfect example of what is meant by “gesture politics” – an empty pledge given solely for effect, which the politician has no hope of honouring – one could not do better than this week’s commitment by the G8 leaders on how they want us to fight climate change.
Three things make this aspiration by the leaders of the world’s “eight richest countries” not just vainglorious grandstanding, but positively dangerous.
The first is that, as well as having no idea how they could achieve such an absurdly ambitious target, they may inflict immeasurable damage on their economies just by trying to do so.