There is, however, no vaccine for climate change. Nor will there be. There is only a need for changed behaviour, a massively changed economy and a new structuring of how we manage our priorities and Iives, all of which will take time to achieve, which is why the process should be starting now.
But that process is not starting now,
Quite correct, it’s not starting now. It’s been going on for a couple of decades now in fact:
But, you know, trying to teach facts to a potato is difficult.
There are people who know these decisions are required. And there are people who know what needs to be done. But there is an obstacle, and it is the politics of populism, now afflicting both the largest UK political parties, neither of whom now seem capable of delivering any form of effective political leadership.
That sounds terribly like someone shouting that the people should just shut up and do what they’re damn well told, doesn’t it?