Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


May 2, 2008

Does the president really matter on greenery?

Op-ed: Newsweek on May 1, 2008

David Victor takes on that question in his latest column for, arguing that the president's powers are much more constrained than is widely thought in the rest of the world. Presidents matter, but don't expect the next president alone to turn around America's foreign environmental policy.