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.
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.
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.