The environment that we call society is created by past generations; we accept it, as it helps us to maintain our greed, possessiveness, illusion.

The extraction of oil, coal and minerals brought, and still brings, a cost to the environment.

Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.

All writers are going to have to learn more about science, because it's such an interesting part of their environment.