Scientific consensus is that if we continue to burn fossil fuels at current rates, the consequences will be catastrophic for all life on the planet.
It is difficult to see what advantage or pleasure could conceivably be gained from making this up. However a growingly strident body of denial is making its voice heard.
At one time vested interests poured vast amounts of money and effort into telling us that cigarettes don’t kill. They do. Climate change is a mass killer. Its effects are already beginning to wreak devastation in some of the poorest areas of the globe.
Coinciding with the global climate talks in Copenhagen our Climate Question Time, featuring leading local commentators, was a huge success.
In March 2011 Met Office weatherman Alex Hill gave a fascinating insight into climate science and his department's work - click here for his presentation.
Friends of the Earth Inverness and Ross hosted a talk by Julian Paren of the University of Cambridge on The Global Climate Challenge, available here.
More films and guest speakers will be featured in the autumn and winter months - keep an eye on our calendar for details.
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