Negotiating Climate Policy: My “Eureka” Moment

Joel B. Stronberg
7 min readNov 10, 2021
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Don’t you just love it when the solution to a problem hits you — suddenly the fog lifts, the trumpets blare, you’re bathed in uplifting light, and your inner voices yell in unison — well, duh?

I had just such a moment the other morning when through sleep encrusted eyes, it came clear to me. The transcendent problem with negotiating climate policy is — there’s no tomorrow.

Joel B. Stronberg

Stronberg is a thought leader in the climate community with over 40 years of experience covering environmental and sustainability issues as a freelancer.