Over-abuse of the word “sustainable” just grates. Is it too late to be sustainable?
Is Carbon offsetting is akin to a fat man sitting eating donuts while paying a thin man to exercise for him?
Is James Lovelock right, or just a grumpy old man?
'Enjoy life while you can' | Environment | The Guardian
Climate science maverick James Lovelock believes catastrophe is inevitable, carbon offsetting is a joke and ethical living a scam. So what would he do?
“Lovelock believes global warming is now irreversible, and that nothing can prevent large parts of the planet becoming too hot to inhabit, or sinking underwater, resulting in mass migration, famine and epidemics.”
To Lovelock, the logic is clear. The sustainability brigade are insane to think we can save ourselves by going back to nature; our only chance of survival will come not from less technology, but more…