The linked article below correctly points out the parallel between the economic crisis and the environmental crisis that is coming if we don't make radical changes now.
Just as people were warning about the debt crisis before the Crash of 2008, so too are people warning about the environmental crash if nothing is done to head it off.
Humanity gets what it deserves for being selfish. Don't be selfish, and we won't reap the negative consequences. It's that simple.
From One Crisis to Another
Thursday 30 October 2008
by: Philippe Escande, Les Ã‰chos
When we see the results of countries like Germany that have succeeded in reducing their environmental footprint even as they pursue growth, we observe that solutions exist.