Why was a climate blocker chosen to lead the OECD?

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Why was a climate blocker chosen to lead the OECD?

Australia’s right-wing Mathias Cormann has a long history of opposing climate action. Now, he will head the OECD. Just months away from possibly the most important U.N. climate summit ever, the Paris-based intergovernmental economics organization, OECD, made a curious decision: They voted to appoint Mathias Cormann, a conservative powerbroker from Australia as its next secretary general. Climate blocker Cormann is what critics call a climate “blocker,” someone who grasps the concept of climate change yet strategically works to prevent climate action. They say it is even more dangerous than your…

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