Nicholas Stern: 'I got it wrong on climate change – it's far, far worse' | Environment | The Observer
In an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Stern, who is now a crossbench peer, said: "Looking back, I underestimated the risks. The planet and the atmosphere seem to be absorbing less carbon than we expected, and emissions are rising pretty strongly. Some of the effects are coming through more quickly than we thought then."Professor Nicholas Stern (Lord Stern of Brentford) - Staff - Who's who - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment - Home
"This is potentially so dangerous that we have to act strongly. Do we want to play Russian roulette with two bullets or one? These risks for many people are existential."
Lord Stern has been Chair of the Grantham Research Institute since it was founded in 2008.Flashback: NASA's James Hansen's finally concedes 'flat' global temps: Hansen's 'remarkable' comments on global warming standstill: 'The five-year mean global temperature has been flat for the last decade...' | Climate Depot