Trump and the climate: trying to understand what Trump really means

Sunday, 29 January 2017 12:49 PM


The whole world, it seems, has felt some degree of alarm about what has happened in America. But this intuitive sense of danger comes with a hint of impotence because it’s not easy to say exactly what is going on there, and where it will go next. Without this diagnostic kind of understanding, we can’t get to work figuring out what we should be doing about it. That’s why I thought it would be useful to put down a few thoughts here to help straighten out my own thinking … and maybe yours too.

The essay is linked HERE

In it I explore some implications of Trump’s election for governance generally, and the prospects for managing the climate problem