In the age of climate change, under a 400+ppm blanket of carbon dioxide, as I go from one meeting to another in my hybrid, this is what I see.

SUVs that seat nine, with one human inside. Maybe a dog. Pickup trucks advertised with voiceovers so deep, my subwoofer was smoking. Out there, these trucks are mostly hauling air despite their 1500# payload capacity.

Americans’ sense of insecurity and inferiority has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.