I came back from trip to C. and E. Europe and wrote this.
Now Czech President Vaclav Klaus writes What is at risk is not climate but freedom
Green is chic right now, but it will mean lots of compliance and big government, and the Czechs and the Hungarians and the Romanians know all about big government and how it stifled them for generations. Ask the Czech about the humiliation the vaunted Skoda brand went through in the 60s through the 80s as conformity and mediocrity became the major drivers in that regime.
And as with SOX, compliance advocates are using fear and guilt to push their agenda. Except, this time, the reach is much wider and the stakes are much higher.