Their leader (How to live with climate change: It won’t be stopped, but its effects can be made less bad) gets at the unpleasant questions of floods, migration and hunger.
In my 20 years of reading the Economist, I've rarely seen such a brutal reality check (usually they offer a comment in a debate). I think they've seen the impending disaster of the Republican-controlled US Congress and decided that it's time to start preparing graves for the bodies that will result from inaction.
* It's stuff like this:
- The EU's plan to cut ALL GHG emissions by an additional 10 percent is the same as cutting Chinese emissions by 4 percent.
- The EPA is greenwashing emissions data for the Nissan Leaf -- probably because the EPA has an ideological bias.