USA: Pas de Paris! One Year Since Moving on From Paris

This article is the part of a series by the IFLRY Climate Change Programme, looking at how different countries are implementing the Paris Agreement. An introduction to the series can be found here. The United States of America (USA), is a federal republic and representative democracy…

Trump’s Terrifying Twitter Taunts

Some people hate twitter. Some people use it nearly every day. American President Donald Trump, who is inarguably an avid twitter user, uses this platform more than any other national leader in history. He uses it to announce government policy,…

Brexit: Theresa May’s Bluff

**Cet article a été publié initialement en français. Vous pouvez trouver la version française ici: contrepoints.org/2017/02/14/280920-brexit-bluff-de-theresa-may** Theresa May has thus decided: the UK will be facing a hard Brexit, by leaving the European single market – an area of more than 500…

Trump’s Climate Agenda: the End of the World?

Dorien Lugt (Netherlands) and Jonas Hall-Andersen (Denmark) were on IFLRY’s delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech this year. Besides this article on the impact of the US presidential elections, they wrote about their general impressions, on…

Trump: Middle America’s Head Chieftain – Mary Grace

Trump sways wildly from extreme to extreme, for example in 2001 in his bibliography he said that all drugs should be made legal, and even as late as April 2011 he was reported to have supported the legalization of all…