Writer/Editor/Consultant. She has over 25 years of experience in the fields of environmental journalism and publishing. Writer/Editor/Consultant. She has over 25 years of experience in the fields of environmental journalism and publishing. India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. As rivers surge and floods overpower, as forests burn and glaciers melt, and as wild animals enter human habitats, there is still no urgency among us as humans to find solutions to the immense crisis that is looming large over us. A recent study published by the US National Bureau of Economic Research states that no economy The seas are rising relentlessly but not the world leaders. It’s hot even in the Arctic but decision-makers are cool. Young people are on the streets protesting against inaction, but heads of states huddled together in Osaka, Japan for the G20 meeting with facile jokes, embarrassing handshakes and posed smiles. Around 40 per cent of the team working on the UAE’s Mars Mission are female, while 90 per cent of the scientists at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre are women. Few leaders can match Sultan Qaboos’ ch...