It’s been a little over two years since I finished For a Future. Oh well.
Who could have expected that Trump would gain ascendency and snuff out whatever hope there was for the Paris Accords? One has to remember that these voluntary accords replaced binding accords that were far less than what the Kyoto protocols—also torpedoed by the US—had envisioned. Such constraints on American freedom could not pass the conservative-dominated US Congress. That is why Noam Chomsky calls Republicans the most dangerous organization in the history of the human race on planet Earth. “Has there ever been an organization in human history that is dedicated, with such commitment, to the destruction of organized human life on Earth?”