Is denial the biggest barrier to sustainable change? | Guardian Professional
The sense of immense frustration among climate change negotiators and institutional leaders at Davos about the inability of those in power to stand up and be counted was palpable.
The heads of the World Bank, the IMF and the OECD met privately with political leaders and collectively told them to forget about the idea of growth if they are not prepared to deal with climate change and resource scarcity.
The talk at Davos on the final day was of World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, who focused seven of the 10 minutes of his speech to world presidents and prime ministers on the terrible catastrophe that awaits us.