18 Nov Why a Climate Deal is the Best Hope for Peace
November 18th, 2015
By Jason Box and Naomi Klein
Soon after the horrific terror attacks in Paris, last Friday, our phones filled with messages from friends and colleagues: “So are they going to cancel the Paris climate summit?” “The drums of war are beating. Count on climate change being drowned out.” The assumption is reasonable enough. While many politicians pay lip service to the existential urgency of the climate crisis, as soon as another more immediate crisis rears its headwar, a market shock, an epidemicclimate reliably falls off the political map.