"What should the U.S. government be doing about global warming, and what should individuals be doing?"
What Should We Really Be Doing About Global Warming? A Freakonomics Quorum
This is what Jason Pontin, editor and publisher of the M.I.T.-owned Technology Review, had to say:
I don’t have very much to say about what individuals can do about climate change; indeed, I am skeptical that individuals can do very much by themselves.
Other contributors make some excellent points and cover the fundamental economics of climate change well. Worth a read.