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The speed of #MeToo gives me hope – we can still stop climate change | Andrew Simms

These days new social norms can be swift and profound. It could be our saving grace
‘The message about climate change is only now being officially endorsed, because the implications are terrifying for today’s political and economic gatekeepers.’ Photograph: Lev Fedoseyev/TASS

and drink-driving, could climate change provide the next big behaviour-change challenge? The tells us that nothing short of rapid, transformative change in our infrastructure and behaviour can prevent the loss of the climate we depend on – yet the message is only now being officially endorsed at the highest scientific level, because the implications are terrifying for today’s political and economic gatekeepers. It means real change, which incumbents always fear.

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