Yes, David Suzuki, you are what you do

If indeed all politics is local, then surely all carbon footprints are correspondingly individual.

After all, the vast majority of us have two feet, which we use to plod about this earth using energy in various forms and differing degrees.

So can you imagine anything more individually wasteful in burning such energy — with those resulting carbon emissions — than buying and using a holiday home on the other side of the planet?

Equally, can you imagine anything more hypocritical as turning around to lecture other folk about the dreadful environmental damage caused by burning various oils, including, of course, jet fuel?