SA’s troubles are only a tree falling in the burning Amazon


As the smoke from the Amazon’s 72,000th fire this year drifts gently towards us across the Atlantic, perhaps it is time to bite the bullet and say something fairly controversial: I’m starting to doubt if cynical, science-proof, fact-resistant politicians are the right people to tackle the climate crisis.

I know, I know. Only 97% of scientists agree that humans are changing the climate...

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