Durban COP17: failures in the making | by Patrick Bond

The failure of Durban’s COP17 – a veritable “Conference of Polluters” – is certain, but the nuance and spin are also important. Binding emissions-cut commitments under the Kyoto Protocol are impossible given Washington’s push for an alternate architecture that is also...

Economic policy PR without scruples

Originally in Business Day, 2012-03-05 Adcorp’s method of measuring employment “generates such massive employment levels that it does away with SA’s unemployment problem in one fell swoop, lowering the unemployment rate to around 5%”, write Dr Kerr and...