‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

Sir David Attenborough has warned the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come in an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster’s intervention comes after he said yesterday that humans have “overrun the planet” in a trailer for an upcoming film on his career as a naturalist. “We have been putting things off year after year. We have been raising targets and saying: ‘Oh well if we do it within the next 20 years,’” Sir David told the BBC. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now “The moment of crisis has come. We can no longer prevaricate.” The broadcaster has called for governments to act…

‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

Sir David Attenborough has warned the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come in an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster’s intervention comes after he said yesterday that humans have “overrun the planet” in a trailer for an upcoming film on his career as a naturalist. “We have been putting things off year after year. We have been raising targets and saying: ‘Oh well if we do it within the next 20 years,’” Sir David told the BBC. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now “The moment of crisis has come. We can no longer prevaricate.” The broadcaster has called for governments to act…

‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

Sir David Attenborough has warned the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come in an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster’s intervention comes after he said yesterday that humans have “overrun the planet” in a trailer for an upcoming film on his career as a naturalist. “We have been putting things off year after year. We have been raising targets and saying: ‘Oh well if we do it within the next 20 years,’” Sir David told the BBC. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now “The moment of crisis has come. We can no longer prevaricate.” The broadcaster has called for governments to act…

Couple take in 60 kangaroos and make pouches out of sheets

Julie Willis and Gary Wilson are caring for around 60 kangaroos in their home (Picture: Getty) A couple in an Australian town ravaged by bushfires are now caring for around 60 kangaroos in their home. Julie Willis and Gary Wilson have been inundated with injured marsupials after firestorms ripped through the small communities of Wytaliba and Torrington. Two people were killed and scores of homes were destroyed in the disaster, which has gripped the country since September last year. Julie and Gary have run a kangaroo sanctuary for decades but they are now overwhelmed with kangaroos, wallabies and possums. The couple estimate that 80% of the animals in the area have been killed. Gary said: ‘A…

Trump ‘knew what was going on’ in Ukraine, says Giuliani associate

A crucial figure in the Ukraine scandal that sparked the impeachment of Donald Trump said the US president “knew exactly what was going on” in relation to efforts by Rudy Giuliani to pressure Kiev to dig up dirt on Joe Biden. Lev Parnas was central to the effort by Mr Giuliani, Mr Trump’s personal lawyer, to pressure President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Mr Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination. He told MSNBC that Mr Trump was fully aware of the campaign despite his denials. “President Trump knew exactly what was going on. He was aware of all of my movements,” Mr Parnas,…