A lot of this Climate Change is about selling stuff. Methane is a driver of Climate Change that is 37 times more powerful than Carbon Dioxide yet rarely features in advertising or products. Also products such as electric vehicles never disclose the amount of Carbon Dioxide used in their manufacture. To give another example it took until 2014 for the manufacturing processes used to create solar panels to consume less power than the panel produces in it's lifetime (yes it took more power to produce the panel than the panel could produce).
I live in a smallish town on the Murray River and went past our Climate Change protest and was disappointed by the lack of knowledge of the protesters on the issue they were protesting about when I spoke to them. Some Examples:
1) they claimed coal was only used for electricity production. They didn't believe it was used in the manufacturing of other products (such as steel
2) they didn't realise oil was also used for lubrication and as part of other products (tyres, bitumen etc) and actually argued that I was wrong
3) manufacturing product and services doesn't cause carbon emissions!
4) if they recycle it's automatically carbon neutral (so the garbage and recycling trucks and transport of our waste products offshore don't cause carbon emissions)
5) that plants use oxygen to live (that's right use, not produce oxygen out of Carbon Dioxide which is what they really do)
Then their actions demonstrated a 'do as I say not as I do' attitude. some examples of that:
a) approx. 2/3 were drinking out of single use plastic bottles.
b) about 1/2 the group decided to get a coffee or food so got into their vehicles to drive the 150m to the McDonald's drive through where they sat with the motor running while they waited to order, paid, collected their products and even while in the Waiting Bays
c) one was going to purchase a new bicycle to replace the one he was riding. The rear tyre needed replacing so rather than replace the tyre he was going to replace the bike as "It's too old to fix". Enquiries revealed he received the bike as a Christmas present in 2017 (so less than 2 years old) and because he was going to take the old bike to the waste transfer station the changeover was carbon neutral!
My experience with the whole green movement has left me cynical and jaded. I will make up my own mind on what make sense. When we were on acreage we were planting a heap of native trees each year. We had a 1Meg water right we used to establish them but never used it all, just what we needed. One group wanted me to plant trees at a faster rate but never offered to purchase the trees nor help plant them. A 2nd group came through (with some of the same people as the first group in it) and demanded I donate the water to environmental flows. When I asked how was I meant to ensure survival of the trees I had planted without water they replied "You are connecting 2 unrelated issues".
Other examples are Melbourne-based greenies telling me that taking water from the Goulburn River for Melbourne didn't affect flows in the Murray (even though the Goulburn river flows into the Murray not into the sea near Melbourne as they told me). If they looked at a map they would see it enters the Murray upstream of Echuca.
Also the local indigenous people can tell you that the Murray River has often dried into a series of water holes in drought times and their culture adapted to it thousands of years ago. They also tell us the river redgum "wetlands" only flooded every 5 to 7 years and if it flooded more often it would kill the trees. This observation is supported by old-time sleeper cutters. The Murray Darling Basin Authority and their supporters think it flooded every year, including drought. I don't know of a river that naturally floods every year without human intervention.