The international climate change bandwagon has yet to offer a plan for battling emissions anywhere close to as good as the U.S.’s strategy of unleashing market forces to control emissions and investing in clean-energy technologies, with a focus on long-term emissions control, as opposed to unrealistic short-term strategies. If the goal is to curb emissions over the long-term, then countries should follow the example of the U.S. in letting competition and the free market lead the way to success.