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A short conversation about what governments must do to tackle climate change

  Question What would you think of a government which allows its own people to die? I’m asking as friend.   Judgement “A government which allows its own people to die?” You ponder for a moment. “I’m not exactly sure… They’d be negligent, wouldn’t they? And immoral? And definitely dangerous!”   It looks to me as if we’re thinking along the same lines… Negligent, yes. Immoral, definitely. And dangerous… Yes,
Climate Disaster
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Climate Change, Are We Witnesses to the Coming Apocalypse?

This summer Hurricane Ida pounded the American states of Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Alabama and Pennsylvania to the tune of 1.4 billion dollars of damage and 33 deaths, according to insurance company Allstate. The total fiscal damage from the 2021 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season was estimated to be 69.13 billion dollars, the fourth costliest tropical season on record. There have been seven hurricanes this year, four of which were
Are we finally on the eve of destruction?
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Are we finally on the ‘eve of destruction’?

In this week’s Socialist Hour I started by using a song by Barry McGuire called the “Eve of Destruction” to discuss the current political situation. It probably reveals something of my current state of mind because if the past 16 months have taught us anything at all it is that the political classes almost without exception across the globe have failed miserably when it comes to confronting a crisis. When