Without a massive mobilisation to address the climate crisis, our civilisation will collapse. That was the stark message delivered to policymakers this month in an article by an international team of scientists.
Policymakers also know, thanks to a UN global climate poll that surveyed over a million people in 50 countries, that two-thirds of humanity think we are in a global emergency and want action.
Yet the policies to pull us out of this emergency and save our civilisation are not materialising. Our politicians seem to be incapable or unwilling to heed the warnings of scientists and follow the will of the people. Our current political systems are failing us.