Upholding the “Island of High Modernity”: The Changing Climate of American Foreign Policy

  • Peter Doran


In the early hours of Thursday, 11 December 1997, in the Japanese city of Kyoto, the Executive-Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), Michael Zammit Cutajar, selected a poem for me to sum up his thoughts on negotiations leading to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change:
  • Falling into the Moon’s reflection

  • From a single petal

  • Rings of waves

  • Blown by the breeze

  • Touching each life.1


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