Hopeless and broken’: why the world’s top climate scientists are in despair

Hopeless and broken’: why the world’s top climate scientists are in despair

The Guardian has reached out to the most renowned climate scientists in the world. 77% of them expect the planet to warm by at least 2.5°C by the end of the century. Not entirely surprising, since current policies put us on a path towards +2.7°C. Still a bleak reminder: Those who know best, fear for the worst. This story is not just about their predictions, but the toll their knowledge takes on the scientists‘ mental wellbeing.


From Weekly Filet #488, in May 2024. More on: #

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