Amateur dramatics

Wailing and gnashing of teeth in La-La Land over the alleged imminent death of us all through global warming.

Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Rampling, Isabelle Adjani, Pedro Almodovar, Laurie Anderson, Michael Ondaatje, Wim Wenders, and 192 other celebrities from the artistic and scientific worlds have signed a letter published in Le Monde warning that a “global cataclysm” is upon us: “At the current rate, in a few decades, there will be almost nothing left. Humans and most living species are in a critical situation.”