A Squid Game-themed demonstration with protesters wearing masks of world leaders outside COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. A good climate narrative needs villains and heroes, a believable political context, a moral theme and a riveting plot. Photo: AP
A Squid Game-themed demonstration with protesters wearing masks of world leaders outside COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. A good climate narrative needs villains and heroes, a believable political context, a moral theme and a riveting plot. Photo: AP
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

To move the masses into climate action, we need a really good story

  • COP26 has generated many climate agreements but no one seems to have found the right narrative to unite us in confronting a frightening future of climate catastrophe
  • To inspire action, we need to evoke an emotional reaction from more people that global warming is everyone’s responsibility

A Squid Game-themed demonstration with protesters wearing masks of world leaders outside COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. A good climate narrative needs villains and heroes, a believable political context, a moral theme and a riveting plot. Photo: AP
A Squid Game-themed demonstration with protesters wearing masks of world leaders outside COP26 in Glasgow on November 2. A good climate narrative needs villains and heroes, a believable political context, a moral theme and a riveting plot. Photo: AP
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