CPD fellow and former Australian Institute of Company Directors CEO Ian Dunlop explains why global warming has become a global emergency in Crikey.
He says that key players in the global warming debate are making policy decisions based on information that is at least five years out of date and warns that there is increasing risk of a sudden and total failure of some part of our climactic system.
We face nothing less than a global emergency which must be addressed with a global emergency response, akin to national mobilisations pre-WWII or the Marshall Plan for the reconstruction of post-war Europe. This is not extremist nonsense, but a call echoed by an increasing numbers of world leaders as the science becomes better understood.
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