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…

Things Go Awry

Things Go Awry

An interesting coincidence: the beginning of October ushered in a double crisis: the first collapse of the Internet and the final failure of the Green Economy. Facebook employees used saws and axes to get into their working places, for the smart doors stubbornly refused to yield the way and their badges had lost their magic…