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.
While it seems there is good and bad news coming out of the COP 25 in Madrid, one does get the feeling that the world is moving to slowly on the issue of de-carbonization. To give some context to the entire issue, I have picked these four charts out of the work done by the Global Carbon Project that I think summarizes the situation.
As the 25th meeting of the parties to the UN’s climate convention meets in Madrid, I will watching what happens to the carbon trading rules (article 6), climate finance, and the list of countries that commit to do more than they agreed to do four years ago.
Trump’s misdeeds and the democrats impeachment process has given the Republican Party a unique opportunity to get rid of Trump and take their party back to its much more sensible and measured roots.
Political polarization is affecting many countries around the world and is caused by growing inequality caused by automation and globalization, low voter turnout and re-enforcing media bubbles fed by the creators of fake news such as President Donald Trump.