Over 15,000 scientists from around the world have issued a somber notice to humanity. As they state:
“Humanity has failed to make sufficient progress in generally solving these foreseen environmental challenges, and alarmingly, most of them are getting far worse,” they write. (Our emphasis added).
We encourage a close reading of the paper, if only for the graphs. The 25 year graphs provide important context.
If many companies saw these trend lines for their expenses or risk factors, we assume they might react. But society as a whole (and the current US administration) has so far generally ignored the implications of these trends.