They let a few million brown African humans die of malaria, because they believed that the possibility that their deaths would lead to thicker bird egg shells was more important.
They honestly believe that carbon dioxide from human sources has some magically evil properties that makes it more dangerously supercharged than ordinary carbon dioxide belched out by baby seals, humpback whales or volcanoes.
They'll spike a tree to kill a lumberjack and save the plant.
They are twisted sociopaths.
And it gets bought into more and more each day with the indoctrination of the youts in the govt education/indoc centers. Obviously we should take care of things and be aware of what we do but making the the primary subject is just crazy. The CFO had me go in to a Whole Food store and as we walked the aisles we passed by the cereals available and there proudly displayed was some yummy enviro-kids coco puffs the yuppies could buy for their offspring. I told her (the CFO) thanks but no thanks and I would NEVER step foot in the store again. She concurred and away we went empty handed. Not even a recycled tote with us.