Time for an International Environmental Initiative

Changes within the Soviet Union could open the way for an international environmental initiative, if our political leaders are willing to seize it.

international environmental initiative - three men viewing Statue of Liberty
Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev (left) viewed the Statue of Liberty with outgoing President Ronald Reagan (center), and President-elect George H.W. Bush (right) during a visit to the U.S. in December 1988.
PHOTO: BETTMANN NEWSPHOTOS, RETOUCHED BY ROBERT LESSER