When it comes to climate change, like a snake shedding its skin, we need to leave those politicians with bad ideas behind.
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.
Considering the immensity of the climate challenge that lay before us, these companies could not be more offside.
Trump’s trade agreement with Mexico and Canada is a corporate giveaway intended to sharply limit the powers of government to protect people and the planet.
Portion sizes may change. The pour of a glass of wine might be less generous. The size of the salmon filet could be skimpier.
If there’s one reliable constant at UN climate negotiations, it’s the presence of fossil lobbyists doing what they can to slow the process down.
Time is short...global emissions of climate changing gases need to peak by 2020 - just three years away - in order to keep warming to relatively safe levels.