More than once, I have stopped to refuel my clean diesel hatchback and had another driver at the pumps shout at me that I'm 'using the diesel pump!!' Yes. Yes I am. And getting unbelievable gas mileage thank you very much.
The institutions of our ruling world have a powerful stake in the mad momentum of climate change -- the energy system that's producing it and the political stasis that sustains and guarantees it -- so powerful as to seem unbreakable. Don't count on them to avert the coming crisis.