7 Reasons a One-World Government Could Solve the Climate Crisis

Countries can’t deal with the challenges we face

Paul Abela, MSc

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In 2018 an unwanted record was set. Global carbon emissions rose to over 37 billion tonnes. This record shows countries aren’t doing enough to reduce CO2 emissions.

The problem requires aggressive reductions in emissions now. If we continue on our current path we could radically change the environment and lead to the breakdown of civilisation. Failure isn’t an option. With that being the case, why do we continue to do what we’ve always done? The results show it’s not working.

The problem requires a different approach. Here are seven reasons a one-world government could be the approach that’s needed to solve the climate crisis.

1. No unifying vision

The Paris Agreement was seen as a game-changer. Nearly 200 countries committed to a universal agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The French President, Francois Hollande said: “We are at a decisive point in time.” Unfortunately, it hasn’t lived up to expectations. The US has since reneged on the agreement, putting its effectiveness into question.

From a strategic perspective placing responsibility for dealing with the crisis in the hands of so many countries isn’t…

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Paul Abela, MSc

Writer and systems thinker | Place a lens on the social, economic and political causes of the climate crisis | Visit my website and blog at transformatise.com