Posts from Paris: The World Is On Fire But the United Nations Is Not
Post from Paris–Daily Commentaries for Pacific Radio
The World is on Fire. But can the governments of the world put it out? I am here in Paris at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This is a critical struggle by the world’s governments to see if we can protect the planet from the ravages of the capitalist economic system. The United States and Europe are the very governments that started the fire and are still pouring gasoline on it as they speak. This would be pretty ironic if not funny–if the future of every living thing on the planet and the planet itself was not at stake….