“This process has never been characterized by leaps and bounds... It has been characterized by small steps. And I’d rather see this small step here in Cancún than the international community tripping over itself in an effort to make a large leap.”
Attributed to Yvo de Boer, former executive secretary of the U.N. climate office during Cancun conference on climate change in “Climate Talks End with Modest Deal on Emissions”, John Broder, Dec 11, 2010, New York Times.
For more on the TLT Group's increasing focus on "small steps," see: http://tlt.gs/FISE
See next posting for another nugget - "Building Collective Ambition" - from this conference.