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Protecting the enviroment and the global South

A few days ago I read an article in the German newspaper “TAZ” that made me think. The climate researcher Hans von Storch comments on various problems related to climate research. Among other things, he complains that climate research is generally too oriented towards the ideas of the global North and that the global South tends to be treated more like some kind of apprentice that has to do whatever he is told. As an example, he cites a meeting between Al Gore and Prime Minister Hasina of Bangladesh at the World Economic Forum 2017. At that time it was about the construction of a new coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh and Al Gore said he had the right to teach Ms Hasina. An old white man who knows where to go and a woman from Bangladesh who he said she didn’t know.Weiterlesen