Way out of control

by Henry Lamb -- Regardless of the warm and fuzzy phrases that surround the concept of sustainable development, in practice, sustainable development is managed development. The Columbia River Gorge Commission is a more…

The 'roadless' to serfdom

by Henry Lamb -- We have to come to grips with a reality nobody wants to admit: America is being transformed. It's not that America is simply changing. Our history is one more…

Time to pull the plug on Kyoto

by Henry Lamb -- It is a tragic story. Immature, if not completely irresponsible, a couple insisted on marriage. Despite parental urging to delay a family, the newlyweds plunged into the task more…

Clinton embraces International Criminal Court

by Henry Lamb -- Only hours before the Dec. 31 deadline, Bill Clinton gave the United Nations its most significant victory so far in its relentless quest for global governance: the International more…

A new era of U.N.-U.S. relations?

by Henry Lamb -- While President-elect George W. Bush will not have a shortage of advice about what he should do when he assumes the most powerful position in the world, relations more…

New U.N. treaty ratified quietly

by Henry Lamb -- The U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification was ratified by the U.S. Senate on October 18, but few Senators yet know that it has been ratified. Senator Craig Thomas more…

Clinton on eco rampage

by Henry Lamb -- Bill Clinton is attempting to do what thousands of U.N. delegates have failed to do in three years of negotiations -- fix the Kyoto Protocol for final implementation. more…

Climate talks end in colossal collapse

by Henry Lamb -- THE HAGUE -- Just before dawn Saturday morning, John Prescott stormed out of the climate change negotiations at The Hague, signaling dismal failure for the two-week negotiating session, more…

Shades of Kyoto at The Hague

by Henry Lamb -- THE HAGUE -- Sometime after midnight yesterday, Jan Pronk, prime minister of the Netherlands, and president of The Hague climate change conference, released his own draft of the more…

Global governance erupts at The Hague

by Henry Lamb -- THE HAGUE -- Jacques Chirac, president of France, told the delegates negotiating the Kyoto Protocol in The Hague, that the Protocol is an important step toward global governance. more…