Not So Obvious c / What if we saw the climate crisis as obviously in the English countryside as we do elsewhere?
In May 2019 Sir David Attenborough opened the BBC acclaimed documentary 'Climate Change - The Facts' by stating even though the climate crisis might not be immediately observable in the green and pleasant English countryside it is very real. But what if it was obvious in the English countryside as it is in more immediately recognisable places and events? Is part of our inability to grasp the crisis as a crisis the fact we believe climate change is experienced elsewhere and an issue of the other? Why is it not so obvious that England (and indeed Europe) has been deforested for industrialised agriculture in the same way that we express contempt for elsewhere?
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