Why don’t we take climate change seriously? Racism is the answer

By Sulaiman Ilyas-Jarrett, first published in Open Democracy on 1st July 2020 Featured image shows Climate activist Oladosu Adenike organising with schoolchildren in Abuja, Nigeria, 2019, Photo copyright to: Oladosu Adenike We have known about climate change for decades. As early as 1992 the threat was sufficiently obvious, and the science sufficiently clear, to justify …