Updated: Nov 3, 2021
Greta and Arnold were only "cautiously optimistic" change would come when only two-thirds of global economy agree to push green energy and cars. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the climate crisis was "like a soccer match in which the world was losing by 5 goals to 1."
And now, the interview followed by wise words and quotes.
"And yes, it really is this simple. We have the technology required to replace fossil fuels. There’s plenty of money, which is currently being squandered on the destruction of life on Earth. The transition could take place in months, if governments willed it. The only thing that stands in the way is the power of legacy industries and the people who profit from them. This is what needs to be overthrown. The handwaving, the complexity, the grandiloquent distraction in Glasgow are designed above all for one purpose: not to accelerate this transition, but to thwart it." George Monbiot