"The Dalai Lama has appealed to world leaders to take urgent action
against climate change, warning of ecological destruction affecting the
lives of billions and ruining the planet, including his birth country,
As a call to action he has brought out a new book declaring that if
Buddha returned to this world, “Buddha would be green”.
In an interview for Channel 4 News and the Guardian, the Buddhist
spiritual leader spoke from the Indian city of Dharamsala, where he has
been exiled for six decades. He warned that “global warming may reach
such a level that rivers will dry” and that “eventually Tibet will
become like Afghanistan”, with terrible consequences for at least a
billion people dependent on water from the plateau “at the roof of the
Via Glyn Moody, who wrote "let’s hope his followers listen…"
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics