Saw Planet Earth 2 last night. Television of the highest order. The OMFG moment, there is one in every episode, came with newly hatched marine iguanas who had to run across the sand to evade racer snakes who appeared from everywhere. Some were caught, crushed and eaten. I've never shouted at the TV so much for the last iguana to run, run, run until it managed to just get on the rocks. Superb, awesome and David A was just brilliant. HL
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It is a vision of a future so apocalyptic that it is hard to even imagine. But, if leading scientists writing in one of the most respected academic journals are right, planet Earth could be on course for global warming of more than seven degrees Celsius within a lifetime.