An opinion poll last week showed the environment overtaking every other issue apart from Brexit and health among voters’ priorities. As one of her final acts as prime minister, Theresa May this week committed to a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Economist Joseph Stiglitz wrote recently that we should think of the response to climate change as a “third world war”. The climate crisis differs from a war because it does not have an end – or not in the same way. But they're met with crumbling complacency | Eve Livingston Read moreWhether and where such action takes place will depend on local factors as well as how the global climate movement develops over the summer.
Source: The Guardian June 15, 2019 05:01 UTC