Green lore now treated as gospel

In Europe, the Christian stories of the Fall and Apocalypse no longer have the impact they once did. Environmentalism now fulfils for many people the widespread longing for simple, all-encompassing narratives. Environmentalism offers an alternative account of the natural world to the religious and an alternative anti-capitalist account of the political world to the Marxist. It embraces a myth of the Fall: the loss of harmony between man and nature caused by our materialistic society. Now it has found a persuasive Apocalypse myth: global warming - John Kay

Green lore now treated as gospel