There is greater awareness of the issues around climate change:
Futures Forum: Climate change: "there is a sense of a new consciousness abroad concerning the future of our planet"
The question is whether we and our leaders should act on it:
Futures Forum: Climate change @ Davos
Here's a piece with a link to a longer article from Sustainable Crediton:
Sustainable Crediton - To What Extent Should we Practice What we Preach?
Here's the start of that article:
The Flight from Nature - Ecosophia