OP-ED: ‘Worse Than Copenhagen’: Why The Paris Climate Accord Is Scarcely Worth The Paper That It’s Written On

dimitri lascaris daily reports from paris climate change conference pariser klimagipfel
On December 12, 2015, world leaders finally struck a global climate accord in Paris, France. The announcement of the accord was accompanied by the predictable orgy of self-congratulation: world leaders breathlessly declared their agreement to be “historic” and “ambitious,” and a “turning point for the world.” The corporate press dutifully regurgitated the superlatives gushing from […]

Refugees in Munich – acTVism Report

Flüchtlinge in München
Today I spent some time around local grassroots organizers/activists and the hundreds of ‪#‎refugees‬ coming into Munich thanks to one of the organizers, Judith Pawlos. At the moment, the support system for refugees is ice thin as there is no guarantee for the core team that volunteers will show up the next day as well. […]