"As the World Burns"
The "Three Amigos," Senators Kerry, Lieberman, and Graham, vowed last year to craft a deal that would get a climate bill through the Senate. The story of what happened next is a parable of how powerful industrial lobbies control government. Here is a blow-by-blow narrative of the politics behind the failure by the Senate and White House to enact climate change legislation -- one of President Obama's main priorities during the 2008 campaign.
SEE ALSO:Source: New Yorker, 10/04/2010