My friend Anna Atkinson asked recently whether I agree with Canadian author Gwynne Dyer, who in his fabulous book, Climate Wars, suggests that individual actions in the fight against global warming are next to useless - that we will only enjoy success if the world’s governments collaborate on big initiatives.
As it turns out, I agree completely. Nothing you or I do will make a spit of difference. Unless we all see some significant government action, we are helpless to overcome the problem of global warming and doomed to watch changes in our environment - in our lifetime - that NOBODY is going to enjoy.
Beck has long been critical of Al Gore and frequently tows the global warming denial line. But does Beck really mean what he says?
Or is he just the latest in a string of shock-hosts willing to shirk minor details like the overwhelming scientific evidence for human-caused global warming?
After all it was Beck who stated: “Al Gore's not going to be rounding up Jews and exterminating them. It is the same tactic, however.”