Green levies are to be scrapped. The IPCC report confirms our worst fears, yet is used as ammunition by climate sceptics. And Russell Brand wants a revolution.
For many of us who live and breathe sustainability, these are interesting times. Some have an overwhelming sense of despair at the depletion of social and natural capital, while others have a palpable feeling of excitement at the opportunities these social, environmental and economic challenges offer to build a better society. Most of us probably feel a mixture of concern and hope.