Davos Billionaires Want to Save the Planet… Why Don’t Developing Countries Trust Them?

Davos Billionaires Want to Save the Planet… Why Don’t Developing Countries Trust Them?

For the time being, the world’s developing sector is generally not going to accept being sacrificed on the altar of a new Gaia cult managed by a priesthood of Davos billionaires. A miracle appears to be happening, as the multibillionaires of the World Economic Forum (WEF) appear to have grown consciences. As if by magic,…

Climate of Delusion

Climate of Delusion

We all think that climate change is somebody else’s problem. We have to be persuaded otherwise. There is an astonishing statistic in a Pew research study released in 2020 on perceptions of how different countries handled COVID-19. Only 15 percent of people in a dozen countries around the world thought the United States was doing…

Disastrous Climate Consequences for Africa and the Glasgow Conference

Disastrous Climate Consequences for Africa and the Glasgow Conference

Recently, various media reports on the manifestation of climate change in the world have become more and more like battlefield reports. These changes are affecting rich countries as well as poorer ones. Climate change in Africa is a growing threat to Africans as Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. According…

COP26: Greening Finance?

COP26: Greening Finance?

« UN Climate Change Conferences » are always accompanied by apocalyptic rhetoric, but never result in quantifiable and verifiable commitments. They only result in promises signed with great fanfare, but always couched in the conditional. The conference currently taking place in Glasgow, UK, from October 31 to November 12 2021, is no exception. It began…

The West Can’t Engage China on the Climate, While also Demonising Them

The West Can’t Engage China on the Climate, While also Demonising Them

As Britain prepares to host the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow next month, it is pursuing two contradictory policies that undermine its chances of success. On the one hand, it is seeking a unified global response to the climate crisis with nations agreeing to targets for the reduction of their coal and petroleum emissions. But…