Climate breakdown: where is the left?

Forest fires

Things have changed now but in the summer of 2018 the UK left was pretty quiet on climate change. In this challenging piece for NEF, I challenged it do to better.

“Progressives get it – intellectually speaking. You’d have to be a bit of a doofus not to. Climate change is clearly a problem. A great big, era-defining, ecology-changing, civilisation-disrupting Problem… We know it will make life tougher for people and places where life is already tough, and that those that who do the least to cause the problem are left on the sharp end… But brains and hearts are different things.”