“Even though we are in [an ecological] deficit equation we are not taking measures to take us in the right direction. … It is obvious to children, but for 98% of economic planners it is a minor risk not worth our attention. … The two biggest emitters are starting to co-operate and the G20 leaders have recognised we have to move out of fossil fuels by the end of this century – although this is a bit too slow.” (

Thankfully today’s children will take charge before then.