Terry Fowler

Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Parable of Iceland: It’s the Right Size

Still outraged at the bailouts of greedy financial institutions with our tax dollars? Furious that we can’t do anything about it? Icelanders aren’t. Their president, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, vetoed a bill passed by Iceland’s parliament to pay Britain and the … Continue reading

Forget National Governments; We Need Local Action on Climate Change

As the talks in Durban lurch towards failure, we should remember that when it comes to effective policies on greenhouse gases and the climate, national governments will never be agents for real change. All they seem to be able to … Continue reading