By Barry Brill
There was once a time when climate change was about science. No longer.
It is now about money and politics. Not just some of it. All of it.
The peak event of the worldwide money-politics intersection is the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The 2023 “Global Risks” meeting is being held this week – with a dominant theme (again) being the campaign to eliminate the use of fossil fuels.
Like COP meetings, the Davos meeting is the very epitome of hypocrisy.
More than a thousand private jet aeroplanes serviced last year’s meeting. As Greenpeace says: “The rich and powerful flock to Davos in ultra-polluting, socially inequitable private jets to discuss climate and inequality behind closed doors”.
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