How populism imperils the planet | Curio

How populism imperils the planet

9 mins | Nov 12, 2021

There’s an existential risk in extreme politics. As the climate emergency becomes increasingly significant, populist attitudes towards science are having a huge environmental impact. Andrew Leigh — an Australian politician, lawyer and former professor of economics — explores how sensationalist takes makes cooperation on climate change nearly impossible by throwing petrol on political flames. Can anything be done to put them out?

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