The 21st Century's most unlikely plot device: heroic billionaires vs evil climate scientists

From Scott Westerfeld, (currently touring for his new, brilliant book "Zeroes"): "Plot idea: 97% of the world's scientists contrive an environmental crisis, but are exposed by a plucky band of billionaires & oil companies."

The followups to the tweet are a masterclass in rebutting climate deniers with aplomb and thoroughness.

See also: 21st Century: a complaint by Charlie Stross.

Plot idea: 97% of the world's scientists contrive an environmental crisis... [Scott Westerfeld/Twitter]

(Image: Girl Genius)

(Thanks, Fipi Lele!)