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TOP LEFT: Roof gardening on urban buildings helps green concrete spaces. As do vertical gardens, with the Ocean Financial Centre in Singapore (top right) holding the record for being the world’s largest vertical garden. ABOVE MIDDLE: Our blue planet Earth. ABOVE: The Noor one and two Ouarzazate Solar Power Station, accessing the planet’s clean energy. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/CHEW SENG KIM/WIKIIMEDIA COMMONS
TOP LEFT: Roof gardening on urban buildings helps green concrete spaces. As do vertical gardens, with the Ocean Financial Centre in Singapore (top right) holding the record for being the world’s largest vertical garden. ABOVE MIDDLE: Our blue planet Earth. ABOVE: The Noor one and two Ouarzazate Solar Power Station, accessing the planet’s clean energy. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/CHEW SENG KIM/WIKIIMEDIA COMMONS

Donald Trump, self-acclaimed “greatest president in American history”, reneged on the Paris Agreement of 2015 by withdrawing America from its commitment to this most critical international initiative urging all nations of our planet to co-operate towards reversing the effects of climate change, largely the result of human misuse of fossil fuels. This reckless, self-defeating move now being reversed by President Joe Biden.

DEFINING THE PROBLEM

In his book A Life on Our Planet, David Attenborough, celebrated TV personality and highly-esteemed advocate of planetary healing, reiterates his life-long commitment to preserving the rich, healthy and wonderful world we inherited from our distant ancestors.

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