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March 28 2020
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Power point: the World Economic Forum at the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

If you get a kick out of exploring the heaving chasm between what people say and what they actually do, then the World Economic Forum, in Davos, is basically your Disneyland.

This, after all, is where the world’s most powerful figures gather together to insist that something must be done about climate change, before hopping into one of the thousand private jets parked out back and flying to one of their homes. It’s a conference that has the slogan “Committed to improving the state of the world,” but nevertheless invites Saudi princes, Russian oil executives, and Donald Trump.

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