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.
We’re not talking about a few tweaks here and there, but rather, a dramatic shift in the ideological approach and the narrative of the role of business.
When it comes to climate change, like a snake shedding its skin, we need to leave those politicians with bad ideas behind.
The current consensus for the carbon tax is that we all need to pay it so that we can begin to change our collective behaviour. This is pure neoliberal nonsense.
Politicians are in a tough spot, ideally they would like to try and solve these big problems but at the same time they don’t want to upset their bosses; the billionaires and corporate elites.