One of my problems with the obsession with climate change, apart from my stated view on that (1/ it exists but is not a problem in the way alarmists believe 2/ Even IF a problem mitigation is a better route), is that it detracts both attention, energy and brains away from real environmental problems that we should and can address.
I notice a subtle turning of attention by some environmental scientists towards these issues.
It's a good step IMO.
BTW - Please let's keep this on topic and take any CC arguments to the appropriate thread.Climate change is the environmental problem that obsesses us, the one that's the focus of high-flying international summits and hardcore national politics. But it's not the only environmental problem — and it's not even the biggest one. That happens to be the crisis in agriculture and land use
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