The Extermination Riot coordinated protests across the UK to draw people's attention to the climate crisis. Last week, demonstrators were successful in stalling road and rail traffic by closing large bridges and standing at the top of DLR shipping. While interrupting the traffic, the protesters hoped that people would reflect on their environmental impact and the way the planet is moving as climate change develops. One of the leading climate scientists argued that climatic social collapse is "now inevitable in the near future".
Dr Jam Bendel, a Sustainability Leadership Professor with the University of Cambria, wrote last year on paper that addressed the risks of climate change.
In his paper entitled "Deep adaptation: a map for the movement of climate tragedy", Professor Bendel analyzes climate science and comes up with some alarming conclusions.
The professor notes how mankind now leads to a possible "ecological disaster" with little hope of preventing it.
He says the next logical step for humanity is adaptation.
Professor Bendel writes: "The neutralizing effects of climate change are now inevitable.
"Geoengineering is likely to be ineffective or counterproductive.
"Therefore, the main climate policy community now recognizes the need to work much more towards adapting to the effects of climate change.
"It now has to rapidly deepen the wider area of people engaged in sustainable development as practitioners, researchers and educators."
"In assessing how our approaches can develop, we need to appreciate what kind of adaptation is possible.
"Recent research shows that human societies will face a disruption of primary functioning within less than ten years due to climatic stress.
"Such disorders include an increased level of malnutrition, hunger, illness, civil conflict and war-and will not avoid rich countries.
"This situation makes the overriding reformist approach to sustainable development and related fields of corporate sustainability
has supported the access of many professionals. "
The alarming conclusion of Professor Bendel warns that huge sections of the population are at risk of catastrophic shortcomings.
He calls for future approaches to climate science that focus on harm reduction.
Dr Bendel concludes: "Instead, it's important to develop a new approach that explores how to reduce damage and not get worse.
"In support of this challenging and finally personal process, understanding the agenda for a deep adaptation can be useful."