HOPE FOR THE PLANET
ALTHOUGH there’s been a lot of bad news for the environment in recent years, Sir David Attenborough says there are “signs of hope” for the planet.
The popular TV presenter says that the attitudes of governments are slowly changing and that politicians are starting to understand how serious environmental issues are.
“There has been a worldwide shift, I think, among people in general about the concern there should be for the natural world,” he said. “I am encouraged more than I have been for some time.”
Even though US President Donald Trump has pulled America out of the Paris climate change agreement, Sir David thinks that the deal is “another big advance”.
Sir David will be back on our screens later this year, in Blue Planet II, the sequel to the ground-breaking 2001 BBC series that showed life in the oceans like never before.
Sir David has been encouraged by recent developments around the world