Hans H.J. Labohm: December 2004 Archives

Overcoming Germany's Oblomov Syndrome

The German economy, which once used to be the economic power house of Europe, is almost stagnant today. No doubt the country is still prosperous with an excellent infrastructure and a generous welfare system, which shields its citizens against... Read More

TCS COP 10 Coverage: Buenos Aires: Kyoto's Waterloo

"...throughout the drafting sessions, [UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] 'coordinators' would go around insisting that criticism of models be toned down, and that 'motherhood' statements be inserted to the effect that models might still be correct desp Read More

On Creeping Collectivization

When lecturing about Kyoto, I sometimes provoke my audiences with the proposition that the Kyoto Treaty, which aims at reducing the emission of man-made greenhouse gasses, equals communism via the backdoor. The reactions are mixed. Some people take it... Read More

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