The Guardian view on acclimatising democracy: deliberation, not confusion | Editorial

Reneging on international deals does not put the UK in a good position to lead global initiatives in the run-up to UN climate talksA decade ago, the writer and scientist James Lovelock despaired that the main obstruction to meaningful action to tackle the climate emergency was democracy itself. “Even the best democracies agree that when a major war approaches, democracy must be put on hold for the time being,” he told this newspaper. “I have a feeling that climate change may be an issue as severe as a war. It may be necessary to put democracy on hold for a… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/sep/11/the-guardian-view-on-acclimatising-democracy-deliberation-not-confusion

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