This kindof assumes that drowning valleys and making rivers unlivable for animals and birds is good for the environment.
No, it kind of assumes that CC is the largest existential threat to have faced humanity, which is the message continuously being touted on the media - so much so that I am actually beginning to believe it.
And if we will only accept solutions to it that have no downside, we might as well stop bothering and start driving V8s again. I sometimes wonder what the Green Party reaction would be if someone developed an amazing crop that reduced cow emissions to zero and was easily converted to bio-diesel, but depended on genetic engineering.
A few thousand people buying Nissan leafs instead of Toyota Corollas and using recyclable shopping bags is just peeing into the wind