Politics-as-usual can’t fix the climate crisis. Maybe it’s time to try a citizens’ assembly…

David Farrell wrote in The Guardian newspaper: The climate crisis demands an urgent, realistic and sustained response from governments around the world: such a response will inevitably require sacrifices from all of us. And there lies the rub for our systems of representative democracy.

Read his full article here…

Professor David Farrell is the head of politics and international relations at University College Dublin. He was the research leader of the Irish citizens’ assembly

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/28/climate-crisis-citizens-assembly-extinction-rebellion

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