Here a blog I contributed to our Transatlantic dialogue with my friend Dr. Kathy Miller. Some thoughts on why COP21 Paris climate deal might be more likely to happen after terror attacks. Hope you find this different perspective thought-provoking. I would love to know what you think!
With the COP21, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change starting at the end November in Paris, I was anticipating to dedicate my blog this month on the topic of climate change. Nobody of course anticipated the possibility of the terrorist acts in the weeks leading up to the climate conference. I reflect in this blog about the effects of major current events and how they contribute to important long-term decisions we might otherwise not have taken.
We all remember the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011 which was a result of a tsunami wave that impacted the nuclear reactors. As a result, the German and Swiss governments took the courageous and significant decisions to set an end to their usage of nuclear power as a local energy source. It is believed that the Fukushima events played a favourable role in these important decisions.
Sometimes, we are afraid that…
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