Letter: More must be done by us all to tackle this climate crisis

I must vent my huge frustration that, despite the recent heatwave making it crystal clear that climate change is not a myth, there is still so little mention of it generally in the press. It really makes me want to throw things!

Even the budding Prime Ministers hardly talk about it and yet it is a threat to the whole world.

I try to do my level best to do all I can, taking public transport where I can, hardly ever using the car, no longer flying, taking shorter and less frequent showers, rarely using heating or the washing machine etc.

I feel we need everyone to sit up and take notice and the Government to step up and deliver a real plan for jobs, for insulated and energy-efficient affordable housing and for efficient climate action – a new green deal.

'I feel we need everyone to sit up and take notice', writes reader Sue Cowdery.

In this, the media has a moral obligation to tell the truth: that this is a climate crisis caused by all of us, but mainly the greed of fossil fuel corporations, the banks and governments that support them.

Sue Cowdery, By email

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