1. The climate crisis has largely been out of the news cycle for the last 18 months, but the issue has not gone away.
  2. In the post-pandemic recovery and the consequent  ballooning of economic and social activity, it is likely that the climate impact will be greater than ever before.
  3. There is now acceptance by the major global powers, and by a majority of citizens that the climate crisis is a significant threat that needs to be urgently addressed.