We were kindly invited by Wired to a talk by the makers of the new eco-warning film An Inconvenient Truth last night - just yards from the blaring lights of Times Square. Opening the talk, Al Gore told the audience that it is a challenge to our moral imagination to realize that we have seen a radical transformation of the human species and that has had an never-before known impact on the ecological system. Humans have become the most powerful force of nature on Earth.

We were kindly invited by Wired to a talk by the makers of the new eco-warning film An Inconvenient Truth last night – just yards from the blaring lights of Times Square. Opening the talk, Al Gore told the audience that it is a challenge to our moral imagination to realize that we have seen a radical transformation of the human species and that has had an never-before known impact on the ecological system. Humans have become the most powerful force of nature on Earth.

Nothing has prepared us for this moment, he said – yet we still seem to be running the planet as if it’s a liquidation sale.

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