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Today, eleven months after the European Parliament declared a climate emergency, the very same parliament voted to go ahead with an agricultural policy that — in summary — fuels ecological destruction with almost 400 billion euros. Hundreds of thousands of tweets using #VoteThisCAPdown asking the MEPs to intervene didn’t convince enough MEPs to flip this.

This was made possible thanks to countless lobbyists, but also news editors and media platforms who failed to do their job — to inform citizens about crucial events that concern them. If this does not happen, the elected officials will not be held accountable for their actions and can get away with basically anything. …


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”We know we’re not in line with the Paris Agreement, we never said we were. But we have to bring the public along slowly”.

Between the four of us, we have met quite a number of world leaders during the last two years and you’d probably be surprised to hear some of the things they say when the cameras and microphones are off. We could write lots of articles about this.

And trust us — we will.

One of humanity’s greatest, present threats is the belief that real sufficient climate action is being taken, that things are being taken care of — when in fact they’re not. Not at all. The time for ”little steps in the right direction” is long gone and yet this is — at best — exactly what our leaders are trying to achieve. …


I helgen har vi protesterat på flera platser i Sverige mot utbyggnaden av #Preemraff i Lysekil. Om regeringen beslutar att godkänna utbyggnaden så ger Sverige i praktiken upp möjligheten att leva upp till Parisavtalet. Att (som många verkar tro är ett realistiskt alternativ) minska andra utsläpp för att ”kompensera” för detta är en omöjlighet eftersom ALLA våra utsläpp omedelbart måste påbörja en snabb minskning till noll och sen direkt till minus med teknik som inte finns tillgänglig idag. Precis som fantasin att framtida tekniker skulle kunna göra utsläppen ogjorda. Som jag sa i mitt sommarprat så har jag själv besökt några av de största testanläggningarna i världen för så kallad Carbon Capture and Storage och inte ens de själva menar att den tekniken kommer finnas tillgänglig i den skala som krävs och inom den oerhört korta tidsram vi har på oss. …

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