"If the solutions to solving the world's seemingly intractable sustainable energy problems are so attainable, why haven't we reached them ?
Economist Jeffrey Sachs article in Newsweek proffers a poignant answer: we are facing up to the problems in the wrong way
Sach's feature deserves a film treatment.
And fortunately ABC's link at the bottom of the page points to a piece by World News' Charles Gibson.
I'm yet to see the report, but it strikes me how apt Sach's argument is to a profession I'm more familiar with.
New ideas can often present challenges delivered through any medium.
In print, it might be too abstract to grasp whilst TV suffers ignominiously from dumbing down an argument?
But we hardly need lecturing about the power of the image deconstructing complex ideas: see an Inconvenient Truth.
TV news, and now web video present at best a canvas to decipher many an analyses.
Instead however online news' staple diet looks set to reflect its real world model of divisiveness.