Sir David Attenborough: Curb inequality and 'capitalist excess' to safeguard climate

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Veteran broadcaster calls for economic and societal shift in mindsets to avoid catastrophe in interview as £50m Earthshot Prize launches

Climate change can only be halted by curbing "the excesses the capitalist system has brought us", Sir David Attenborough has said, as he called for a radical shift in western value systems to deal with...

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