21 aprilie 2021

Earth Day 2021: New directions for US climate policy rhetoric

thehill.com

From the war on poverty to the war on drugs to the more recent war on the COVID-19 pandemic , the U.S. government applies wartime language to express an urgency that has historically driven the attention of the American media — and the global public. Yet thus far, not one of these ‘wars’ — nor America’s other “endless wars” — has really been won. In recent years, government officials around the world — from the UK , to China , to Bangladesh, to Indonesia — have announced their own ‘war [...]