One Climate Thing: Get It Together G7

Cartoon by Alex Bowman

There were certainly some positive climate commitments that came from the gathering of G7 leaders last week. Yet many experts and activists feel as if the richest nations in the world have room to be more ambitious and must lead the world in decarbonization.

British environmentalist Sir David Attenborough had nothing but straight talk for these heads of state:

We know in detail what is happening to our planet, and we know many of the things we need to do during this decade,” he said in a recorded video address.

Tackling climate change is now as much a political and communications challenge as it is a scientific or technological one. We have the skills to address it in time, all we need is the global will to do so.”

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