"Do you really see Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi sitting at a table with advisors and scientists, debating seriously and with grave intent? When the cameras aren’t there do you think Scott Morrison and Joe Biden discuss how to phase out fossil fuels?"
The issue that none of these leaders have been elected to phase out the fossil fuels. As far as I know only Bernie Sanders strongly and clearly made climate change is the primary agenda of his campaign. Otherwise, most politicians, it is always growth and capitalism