Only after 16 full revolutions of the blue planet around the sun, wheeling its way all during that time towards a humidification apocalypse, will China absolutely, you can bet on it  – cross its coal-fired heart – put a cap on carbon dioxide emissions.”

“Did Mr. Obama come with resolutions of Congress embodying its goals? Does he have a framework for actually enforcing the deal?  Of course not.  Why drag legislators into national commitments:  If you cannot take the word of a turbo-charged industrial mega-power, run by a communist dictatorship, on a formless pledge 16 years into the future ….whose word can you take?”

“….. and for the Chinese, a little chuckle or two at how easy it is to charm the eagerly gullible.”