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“Birds never make nests in bare trees”

Some of you may ponder the merits of this saying in true philosophical style; others may laud it as a wonderfully retro quote from the classic Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’ (Sean Connery still the best ‘Bond’ ever in my book btw). It’s also one way of describing climate change and creates a pretty […]

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Posted on: May 25 2012

Finding common cause before COP17

In the spirit of there being an appropriate Keynes’ quote for all contemporary political problems, here’s one for COP17: “Its better to be broadly right than precisely wrong.” Put differently, critical analysis does not start from a clear-sighted definition of justice but from widely shared intuitions of injustice. This is the simple logic that runs […]

The new radicals

Whilst good progress was made in Bonn, the important question is was it good enough? There is only one answer to this question: no. The pace of progress is disappointing and in fact quite frightening. But this pace is not the result of complex technical barriers that we must wait to overcome. The current pace […]

The revolution will not be right back after a message

Justice doesn’t make for good news. Watch the UNFCCC from a distance and you’d be forgiven for thinking that there must be a better way of doing this. With the first week of Bonn dominated by discussions of the negotiating agenda can we really expect this process to keep the world bellow 1.5 or even […]

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