United kingdom Changes the course and reverses the implementation of green policies. Government Prime Minister Rishi SunakNew licenses will be granted to extract oil and gas in the North Sea.
In BerlinAt the same time, demonstrations against climate change are taking place. The new local government in the German capital announced that it will paralyze pedestrian movement in the city. “We hope the same thing happens to these examples regarding Trump and Bolsonarowho with the change of government joined the climate consensus,” reflects Pedro Zorrilla, of Greenpeace.
Because this is what happens: governments implement measures Against scientific consensus. But the latter continues to warn that the countdown against climate change is still underway. Pablo Muñoz, spokesperson for Ecologists in Action, advocates that “all public policies should be aligned with compliance Same goals (…) The signs of the impact of the climate emergency are clear: floods, droughts, heat waves…’
They are political decisions made, to the greatest extent, by… Conservative governments That set the backlash against green policies on their agenda. “While this issue is attractive to the left, right-wingers not only will not support it, they will be rejected, and they will support governments that fight these agendas,” says Ignacio Jurado. Professor of political science at Carlos III University.