Sobering analysis of the Juggernaut that is coal. There’s that “If” word again:

“If we can’t divert that river, if we can’t find some way of urbanizing the developing world with low-carbon power, we are well and truly screwed.”

Kevin Moore may want to do a lesson here on thermodynamics, our growth and fossil fuel dependent economy, and the myriad other factors which come into play when hoping for change in a world of self-delusion and backstabbing.

Let me coin a new word here: “descendantcide” – the killing of our descendants.