Op-Ed Columnist - Obama in His Labyrinth - NYTimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist - Obama in His Labyrinth - NYTimes.com: Quoting Kissinger: "He reminds me of a chess grandmaster who has played his opening in six simultaneous games,” Kissinger said. “But he hasn’t completed a single game and I’d like to see him finish one."

Paying More for Flights Eases Guilt, Not Emissions - NYTimes.com

Paying More for Flights Eases Guilt, Not Emissions - NYTimes.com:
"Passenger offsets purport to cancel out carbon dioxide emissions ton for ton through investments in green projects. But critics say there is no transparency about how companies measure whether that happens."
The headline makes it seem like all offsets are bad. But the above quote tells us the real problem: the offsets that people are buying are questionable. That just means we need better offsets, not that we need to abandon them altogether.

Brooks on values

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/24/opinion/24brooks.html

Good article, although a little depressing if he's right about the trade-off.