Donald Trump killed Qasem Soleimani and made an initial deal with China to rally his base and thereby avoid impeachment but is not thinking deeply enough to manage the global complexity arising form the rise of China in world affairs.
David Wallace-Wells has published a very well written description of the world’s future if we do not pursue a transition to a low carbon economy. He takes a terribly complex and scary topic and breaks it down in fluid, almost lyrical prose which I strongly recommend.
Australia’s brush fires are due to record breaking, hot weather; a devastating draught and very strong winds and are most probably linked to climate change.
Although I was skeptical about Michael Bloomberg’s entry into the Democratic primaries, I believe his advertising campaign is absolutely essential regadrless of who the nominee turns out to be.
Although COP 25 in Madrid was disappointing, the announcement of the European Green Deal brings hope for real climate action as well as economic stimulus.