“Gobal warming is not about overconsumption, morality, ideology or capitalism. It is largely the result of human beings generating energy by burning hydrocarbons and coal.”
— Mark Lynas, in his book The God Species: How the Planet Can Survive the Age of Humans
Provocative? Bleedingly obvious? Guaranteed to generate some comment (and sell some books). Worth pondering. Which I will do before weighing in.