Friday, January 30, 2015
Jo Confino, The Guardian
Submitted by: Editor

Profit Prevents All Action On Climate Change

As politicians and business leaders gather in Davos, climate expert Jørgen Randers argues that democracy will continue to hamper climate action.

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.

Posted by Editor on 01/30/15 at 04:22 PM •  (0) Comments

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