We Need A New Excuse For Ruining The Planet

“Dr Saleemul Huq, a convening lead author on one of the chapters, commented: ‘Before this we thought we knew this was happening, but now we have overwhelming evidence that it is happening and it is real.’ Michel Jarraud, secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization, said that, previously, people could have damaged the Earth’s climate out of ‘ignorance’. ‘Now, ignorance is no longer a good excuse,’ he said.”