“Time for politicians to act”, said the scientists three decades years ago. But politicians didn’t think it was time. As this blogpost documents, through more than half a century, we – humanity, but in particular: our elected leaders and business
By Dr Andrew Glikson, Earth and Paleoclimate scientist, Australian National University When Hurricane Harvey hit the United States in August 2017, it was called a “500-year event” and referred to as “historic” and “unprecedented”. The press has a short memory.