Perhaps we are better off taking politics out of it all together and realizing our connection with the Earth. We can no more separate ourselves from the environment than we can cut off our limbs and dispose of them. A painful option.
Now the world's wisdom teachers and spiritual leaders are speaking out. Perhaps we should consider what is being said:
Thich Nhat Hahn, Beyond the Environment
Amma, Our Responsibility to Our Mother
Richard Rohr, Creation as the Body of God