Carter is a 24-year-old West Virginian who closely followed the recent UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and the political machinations behind the historic $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill recently signed into law.
And right now, in the year of COP26, The Green Planet hopes to do for plants what Attenborough has done for oceans and animals … create understanding and encourage us to care.
An analysis released last week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimated that the climate pledges made so far at COP26 could help limit global warming to 1.8 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.
This week and next, government representatives are gathering in Glasgow for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26 , the latest of an increasingly frantic string of meetings as humanity runs out of time to drastically reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.
This story originally appeared on WIRED UK.Last week, it emerged that a third of Pacific small island states and territories do not have any government figures attending COP26, largely due to the quarantine periods they would face on their return to mostly Covid-free nations.