Yet human nature remains that of an instinctively tribal primate.
China is not promoting a global ideology, as the Soviet Union did. Nevertheless, China and the US are very different countries, one a centralised despotism, the other a crumbling democracy.
Martin Wolf FT 2 November 2021
Are we capable of acting upon the implications?
The answer, I fear, is no.
Martin Wolf FT 13 July 2021
We will eventually get to net-zero emissions. Solar and wind energy, as well as storage batteries, keep getting cheaper.
We just won’t get there in time to prevent ruinous climate change.
Simon Kuper FT 12 November 2020