Cancún, the Economist, and self-fulfilling prophecies

The Economist's leader article on climate change at the beginning of the Cancún summit paints a bleak picture. Focusing on how to adapt to a changing climate, the story of the article seems to be that disaster is looming, and although it is technically possible to avert, humankind has largely given up the will to achieve this.

Gitsham, M. (2010) Cancúm, the Economist, and self-fulfilling prophecies, Ashridge on Sustainability Blog, 4 December

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