Environmental Issues

Once upon a time there was a long list of important environmental issues but now when you sit down to compile it you realise that virtually all pale by comparison with the issue of global warming.

All the other issues notwithstanding global warming is the one we must act on now.  Our addiction to cheap energy originating from fossil fuels, our lifestyles, our fragmented politics, our uneven appetite for facts and the absence of sustainable instincts all contribute to the impact we are having on the planet.

Of course it does not help that we think that we have some innate ability to operate in harmony with nature – we don’t