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My fear for a future of climate change | Letters

13.09.2018
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I have had a long and happy life, writes 90-year-old Anthea Hardy, but what am I leaving my great-grandchildren?At last, protest marches against global warming, the most relevant issue of our time (Report, 8 September). I am over 90 years old and cannot join one but wish I could. All other questions fade into second place: Brexit, the gap between rich and poor, even the wars of the Middle East. We are not even reaching the 2% per annum target and even 0.2% would be too high. We are faced with escalating catastophies: rising sea levels, floods, forest fires. I have had a long and happy life but what am I leaving my great-grandchildren? I feel impotent. No one seems to question the effects of jet aircraft, of rockets to outer space or the ever-escalating increase in traffic. As I carefully recycle my rubbish and take pride in my excellent compost heap, I realise how paltry my efforts are.Anthea HardyHigh Wycombe, Buckinghamshireo Join the debate - email guardian.letters@theguardian.com Continue reading...
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