The Wave: It’s now or never

People who have relied on the seasons to grow their crops and graze their animals have had the rug pulled from under them in the past decade as the effects of climate change have increased in both frequency and intensity.

These people are going hungry, unable to make ends meet financially with nothing to sell on and without enough to properly sustain their immediate community.

Whilst people in the UK and other Western states complain about the price of petrol or bread or their heating, their counterparts in Africa, South East Asia, South and Central America and the Pacific Islands are struggling just to get through each day.

They do not need to hear world leaders saying that it will be impossible to make a decision on combating climate change in Copenhagen next month.

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