People, quite rightly, talk a lot about climate change. But it is now clear that man-made global warming is only one of a number of crises in play. A team of esteemed scientists led by Johan Rockstrom and Will Steffen have identified nine critical thresholds hard-wired into Earth’s environment: climate change, fertiliser use, land conversion, […]
Attenborough said it was up to us, the voters, to make it clear that we want politicians to act to avoid the major crisis he fears we are heading for, a crisis he said “which is not national, not international, but global and which the nations of the world must face together”. It is up […]
But Sir Attenborough claims that all of the solutions are “within our grasp” and there are a number of “steps we can take and goals we must achieve to avert the coming catastrophe.”
But Sir David knows humans can turn things around – and he draws on his wealth of experience to prove it, including a visit to Virunga, in Rwanda, in 1979. He recalls: “I met some of the few remaining mountain gorillas, including a mischievous youngster called Poppy.
WHY WE CARE: Is there a living being that does not love Sir David Attenborough? We seriously doubt it. He has spent a lifetime helping us get to know our beautiful planet and all the forms of life with which we share it. His comforting voice, the stunning filmmaking. Decades of this, and never once […]
But the Beeb has been transformed by a new breed of anti-British know-alls into an incessant nag – vividly made flesh by Ms Maitlis’s political rant against Dominic Cummings.
Speaking directly to Clare, Piers said: “What I was most curious about, one of your targets to stop coming out was The Sun newspaper, owned by Rupert Murdoch, in that edition of The Sun, there was a whole page by Sir David Attenborough warning about climate change, the very thing that you accused the papers […]
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National officer for health Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe said: ‘Hundreds of health and social care staff have lost their lives in the continuing battle against Covid-19 which has heightened the deep appreciation that the public has for the NHS and those who work in it.
“How acute the situation is cannot be clearer than from the pandemic that has gripped the earth, coincidentally almost exactly one century after the great influenza epidemic. To some, this is nature”s way of telling humankind to loosen its tightening grip on the resources of the earth, to be less exploitative, to respect the needs […]