A HUNDRED YEARS ago, few people thought that we might be damaging our life-support system, and those who did were unable to substantiate their concerns in any meaningful way. But over the ensuing years the evidence has emerged, bit by awful bit, to the point where no-one can surely be in any doubt whatsoever about the nature and scale of the damage we are causing. That doesn’t, of course, make the message any more palatable.

But if the facts are now so it is surely the duty of each and every one of us to find out what we can do to make the situation better. However, if we are to do this, I think ...


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