Five things Jacques Cousteau and Sir David Attenborough have in common

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Five things Jacques Cousteau and Sir David Attenborough have in common are:-

  1. Their long careers as explorers and naturalists – Cousteau in the oceans and Attenborough on land and water.
  2. Due to their intense curiosity to go further and see more of nature’s wonders, they helped advance photography and exploration techniques.
  3. They both featured in popular long running television series, influencing millions.
  4. They both became passionate environmental advocates in later life.
  5. Both made animated addresses at international climate conferences. Cousteau addressed the first climate conference fifty years ago in Rio de Janiero the Earth Summit, 1992 . Nearly fifty years later Attenborough addressed COP26 in November 2021 in Glasgow at the age of 95.

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Welcome to a baby born at 416ppm CO2 and overshoot

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Welcome to a baby born at 416 ppm CO2 on the day that COP26 was meeting in Glasgow. This was said to be the last chance to turn around runaway climate change. Mind you they said that last time and the time before.

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