Here’s the tl:dr – The Paris Agreement and Extinction Rebellion are two sides (or symptoms) of the same coin, i.e. the suspension of critical faculties by people who know better but are in desperate search of reasons to be hopeful about our grim meathook future….
Back in 2015 I wrote a piece about the Paris Agreement called Why the hype over Paris and #COP21? Politics, Psychology and Money. I predicted that within two or three years the whole thing would begin to run into the sand. It was not the most risky oracling that I ever did.
I said that there were three reasons people who ought to have known better were hyping the wretched thing….