A deep concern for the climate change
has been forcibly expressed by naturalist Sir David Attenbourough at the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meeting in Washington recently,
reports the Times.
The paper reports the Naturalist
further on the link between migration and warming: “It is happening in Europe.
People are coming from Africa because they can’t live where they are. If things
go so more parts of the world become uninhabitable, that’s what will happen.”
Another media the Guardian also quotes
him saying: “I find it hard to
exaggerate the peril. This is the new extinction and we are half way through
it. We are in terrible, terrible trouble and the longer we wait to do something
about it the worse it is going to get.”
Attenbourough also is said to have
endorsed the cause of the young Norwegians who want the nation to put climate
“Climate comes before cash,” said Simon
Sand, 16, demonstrating in front of Parliament during a recent climate protest
inspired by Swedish teenage activist Gretha Thunberg.
Labour’s Lofoten move, which created a parliamentary majority
against drilling, caused consternation in the oil and gas industry.
The revenue from the oil and gas industry cannot be replaced by
any other resources, it is said, and, moreover, much of the welfare state comes
from this industry.
Yet another point of view says that if Europe and other
countries move to other energy sources, which are actually happening fast,
there will be massive unemployment in 20 years.