The Guardian view on public attitudes to the climate crisis: burning for change | Editorial

The vast majority know that global heating is dangerous. This summer’s crisis should be a tipping point.

Will the heatwave change anything? As predicted, British temperature records were shattered on Tuesday with 40.3C recorded in Coningsby, Lincolnshire. While Wednesday is expected to be cooler, the European crisis continues, with wildfires raging in France, Spain and Portugal. What immediate impact these extremes have on individuals depends on factors including geography, age, health, sex and socioeconomic status. Wealthier people in the UK, as all over the world, are better protected, while poorer people (who are more likely to be black or minority ethnic)… Source – Full Article The Guardian view on public attitudes to the climate crisis: burning for change | Editorial

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