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‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

WorldNews Thursday, 16 January 2020
‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate changeSir David Attenborough has warned the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come in an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster's intervention comes after he said yesterday that humans have “overrun the planet” in a trailer for an upcoming film on his career as a naturalist. “We have been putting things off year after year. We have been raising targets and saying: ‘Oh well if we do it within the next 20 years,’” Sir David told the BBC. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now “The moment of crisis has come. We can no longer prevaricate.” The broadcaster has called for governments to act...
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News video: Sir David Attenborough warns that humans ‘have overrun the world’ in new trailer

Sir David Attenborough warns that humans ‘have overrun the world’ in new trailer 01:45

Sir David Attenborough has warned that “human beings have overrun the world” in a trailer for his new film. The feature-length documentary, titled David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, looks back on the defining moments of his life and the environmental devastation that has taken place during...

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