Bill Clinton made a valid point: while terrorism could kill large numbers of people, it could never wipe out a civilisation, but that global warming could
I saw this on David Miliband’s blog, which has been challenging – the editorial (team?) takes an idea and chucks it out there – no commentary really. Miliband’s thinking is that the small steps matter such as non-incandescent light bulbs, energy efficiency discounts on council tax.
Blair’s view is different: technology should lead. Also that the solution lies in sorting out China and India, in that the UK is only 2% of the problem.