to put on much GHG weight at all? And if they do get fatter, does that mean those who are already fat agreeing to become thinner? Not many politicians campaign on a platform of telling electors they can look forward to fewer of the good things in life. The argument goes beyond the strict question of climate change, in the sense that it embraces the whole range of resources modern society demands. But in another sense it is still about greenhouse gases, because energy is what makes things happen – just about everything that does happen.