Jo Confino, The Guardian
Submitted by: Editor
Profit Prevents All Action On Climate Change
In a newly published paper in the Swedish magazine Extrakt Jørgen Randers writes:
It is cost-effective to postpone global climate action. It is profitable to let the world go to hell.
I believe that the tyranny of the short term will prevail over the decades to come. As a result, a number of long-term problems will not be solved, even if they could have been, and even as they cause gradually increasing difficulties for all voters.