“Society could collapse by 2050 under the strain of climate change and conflict, paper warns,” was a headline on June 4 on Global News. The alarming news story was based on a 12-page Australian policy paper, written by David Spratt and Ian Dunlop through the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, an independent think tank based in Australia and endorsed by Australia’s former chief of defence force. The two scientists warn that if countries fail to take action to fight climate change within the next two decades, and if international order breaks down and human beings fail to work together, society could collapse.
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