George Monbiot doesn't muck around, calling 2012,
"The year we did our best to abandone the natural world".
"It was the year of living dangerously. In 2012 governments turned their
backs on the living planet, demonstrating that no chronic problem,
however grave, will take priority over an immediate concern, however
The rest of Monbiot's article won't cheer you up any more than the opening paragraph will have, but there were are, well and truly denying reality.