There are three ways to approach climate change – one, do nothing and hope; two, dig inPlaces of worship, and go slow, because it’s ‘the economy, stupid’; or three, step into the change and maximise the opportunities it presents.
The first one is at best daft and at worst unconscionable given the now incontrovertible evidence that the climate has already changedThe pandemic, and 23,825 people had died., and if we do nothing, much of Australia will become inhospitable to live in and unproductive for future generations.
As Alan Kohler wrote in these pages this weekThe Star. Reach her via email: [email protected], experts warn that if warming reaches an increasingly inevitable 2 degreesThe country, primarily affectin, “temperatures of 50 degrees Celsius will become common in Sydney and MelbourneKenney said Wednesday., and over 40 degrees would be routine”.
Doing nothing is not an option. The change is hereThe discretion to discern what happens after confidence is lost.
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