This is the world we live in. Take a look at this article from Wired Magazine. Occasionally you’ll see whispers like this reminding the powerless just how powerless they are.
The tweet from @climatecouncil that included that article, also had this infographic:
I’m sure the picture in Australia is even worse – the current government and PM are completely anti climate and pro foreign investment. They literally cannot get enough investors to rip out the natural resources fast enough. Oil is purchased from oversease AND sold overseas, with Aussies losing out both ways. Of the applications for mining and drilling received over the last 10 years 98% were approved, no problem.