... The political arena is the only effective way to reign them in and force their hand.
But Jack, perhaps I am over-generalizing the findings suggested in the study “Theories of American Democracy” that was published recently. However, to the extent that their statistics are reliable and valid, re: the political arena, i.e., effecting actual policies, changes happen when they are supported by the economically elite, i.e., big corporations, wealthy people, and to a lesser degree, unions (and other mass based groups). Perhaps everyone who is really concerned about AGW should form or join a union or an association that seeks to protect the Earth from us humans (for our own sake).