Scared Into Saving Ourselves?

Movie Poster from 1951, Public Domain — copyright not renewed.

Climate change is an existential threat to life on the third planet from Sol.

Gaia is standing still and holding her breath, waiting for humanity to decide whether it wants to survive.

There is a trope in science fiction storytelling that is as common as the one in horror stories that says when the hero is able to leap into his car with the hot breath of The Evil Beast on his neck he…