global temperature

September 2016 will be remembered as the month when carbon dioxide levels failed to drop below 400 parts per million. Scientists claim that it is unlikely that levels will ever dip below this threshold again, and that we are headed for a future on an unstable, unpredictable planet. This latest news is yet another clear signal to world leaders that concrete and practical action must be taken to combat global warming.
With a Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs who is dubious about the very existence of man-made climate change and who has cut spending in the area by over a quarter in the last year, what hope do we really have of defending ourselves against the changing weather, let alone attempting to bring it to a halt?