Posts Tagged: climate change
With China and the United States enabling each other to avoid meaningful emission reductions, the rest of the developing world must take the lead.
This is the dilemma of most countries in the South: we are victims of climate change, and our weapons are few and limited.
Simply obtaining measures to implement the commitments made 20 years ago would be better than creating any new corporate-driven initiatives or issuing yet more empty promises.
We are all trust fund babies living off the wealth of our ancestors.
The financial crisis and the Occupy movement have challenged Left-Right distinctions and prompted calls for an entirely new economic order.
Is global violence really at an all-time low?
What we got from Durban was largely a set of promises to do something...some other time.
At Durban, international negotiators are fiddling while the world burns.
For humanity to survive and prosper, capitalists must confront the limits of growth-led models, and progressives must confront the problem of population.
Christian Parenti's new book looks at the intersection of climate change and conflict.