10.12.2009

More on the Green Chinese Sputnik That Wasn't

Will Wilkinson highlights a blogger whose take on Thomas Friedman's silly "Sputnik" column mirrors my own in many ways:

Even dumber than the notion that China, the world’s biggest polluter, has gone green is the notion that going green is a zero sum competition. Friedman doesn’t even try to argue for this point, he simply assumes it as self evident.