Largely we agree that there is a problem with the production of CO2, and that we need to do something, the argument is about what, when, how much, and who is paying.

It is a bit like insurance, you pay a bit now to mitigate the risk of ruinous pain in the future.

Bill Gates is now the largest philanthropist in the history of the world, and key amongst his activities is searching for solutions to the climatic pain we will feel if nothing changes. This link is to a TED presentation, in which Gates outlines in a way accessible to a layman, a new way of utilising the power of the uranium molecule, and ignoring someone with Gates’ history of innovative success, and with the resources he can assemble would not appear to be very sensible.