Cop out: climate pact a dereliction of global duty
We, as a country, are not equipped to make the required changes because we have neither the right personnel making decisions and allocating resources with vision, nor the political will from ‘leadership’ whose cowardice is leading us to an early demise.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pictured arriving at the COP26 World Leaders Summit on Nov. 1. The climate emergency is an economic and security threat that requires immediate and decisive systemic and structural action; it is existential. But that change takes a decisive government that doesn’t just close their eyes and rely on ‘the market’ solution in the form of a carbon tax, writes Erica Ifill. U.K. Government photograph by Doug Peters