"We don't speak of these things, not in front of the children."
That, according to Gwynne Dyer, is the approach being taken by our political and military leadership when it comes to the geopolitical aspects of climate change. They don't talk about it in front of the children - that's you and me. Here, in a lecture from 2010, he explores the conversation we will never have:
N.B. This was recorded in 2010 when Dyer was briefly optimistic that runaway climate change would be averted with a combination of common sense and geo-engineering. That's a phase he's passed through since then.