New Years resolutions

... It's just like you go to the gym, and then on your way home you say to yourself "Well, I earned myself some fish 'n chips". Except of course the Paris agreement is actually a collection of largely non- binding aspirations for the future. So this is more like saying "I really must go to the gym more often... Well, that's earned me some fish 'n chips!"

— John Finnemore

Nice analogy of the COP21 by John Finnemore in BBC’s The Now Show of 18 Dec, referring to the fact that just a few days after David Cameron (prime minister of the UK) came back from the climate negotiations, he changed the law about fracking under British National Parks.

 

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