We tried to let the private sector lead us and it turned into a greenwashing extravaganza that Kermit the Frog would be proud to lead. The time has come to accept that a stable climate will require a rapid reduction in environmental destruction and the only way to achieve this, despite how distasteful it might sound to some, is with government leadership, regulations and laws.
We must face climate change head on - there's no upside to avoiding the truth.
This is COP TWENTY SIX and has been going on since COP1 in 1995. The only thing that seems to change each year is the steady rise of carbon emissions and the average temperature of our planet.
Reckless and dangerous is the only honest description of climate policy 2050 net zero.
It’s as if they’re saying, I fully support that we should give up environmentally destructive behaviours…as long as it doesn’t inconvenience me.
We must drop the neoliberal fairy-tale and accept that business using the profit motive has been a spectacular failure.
It felt like an obvious PR stunt but almost no large media outlets characterized it that way.
I agree, they can do more, anyone can step up to do more…the question is will they?