And yes, we just lurch from one catastrophic "crisis," which is going to earn us our well merited reward for our greed and avarice, to another.
Glueball warmening and other environmental panics today are simply the most recent manifestation of this phenomenon.
As I've said before, what we are dealing with here is a secularised version of Christianity with a suitably modified Eschaton.
Via Greenie Watch
What we badly need is the recovery of real environmentalism, one that is stripped of the 19th Century Romantic rejection of the modern world that lies at the ideological heart of the Greens, Greenpeace and other radical environmental movements.
I'm sure there is a place for sensible and economically sound recycling programs. Even if it has no affect on climate change whatsoever, we should be planting more trees.
One of the reasons I absolutely oppose crazy schemes to use green waste, food waste etc to either make ethanol or to make electricity by burning is that they are rich biological resources that should instead be composted and returned to our poor and infertile soils.
If we harnessed these things, instead of simply throwing them away, we could transform Australia.
We have a government willing to waste vast resources chasing the latest middle class panic of climate change, but which wont help farmers across the country in their efforts to heal and restore their damaged land.
And yet this is a real environmental outcome that is actually achievable and which will benefit us into the future.