I’m a climate scientist. Don’t Look Up captures the madness I see every day | Peter Kalmus | The Guardian

‘The Earth system is breaking down now with breathtaking speed.’

Warning from the field “look straight at it”

We also need stories that show humanity responding rationally to the crisis. A lack of technology isn’t what’s blocking action. Instead, humanity needs to confront the fossil fuel industry head on, accept that we need to consume less energy, and switch into full-on emergency mode. The sense of solidarity and relief we’d feel once this happens – if it happens – would be gamechanging for our species. More and better facts will not catalyze this sociocultural tipping point, but more and better stories might.

Source: I’m a climate scientist. Don’t Look Up captures the madness I see every day | Peter Kalmus | The Guardian

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