From mud slides in Sierra Leone, to wild fires in Portugal, to severe hail storms in Istanbul, this summer climate change deniers need a rude awakening. While political storms are raging their fury across the world, the natural world is facing it’s more urgent challenges.
It’s been ten years since ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ brought climate science into mainstream discussion, revealing to ordinary humans the simmering wreckage that has become our planet. Change remains slow, progress (like the landmark Paris Climate Agreement) can be unravelled with a simple change in administration.
Back in May, 38 million pieces of plastic waste were discovered on an uninhabited South Pacific island and just this week mudslides and floods in Sierra Leone have killed more than 300 people – so it’s safe to say that we’re nowhere near slowing down, let alone reversing the damage.
Now, Al Gore returns with ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ (released August 18) in the hope of once again, affecting change internationally in the fight against climate change.