Global Warming's Incomplete Question

Michael Johnson asks an incomplete question about global warming in today’s IHT (M Johnson, “Is our planet warming up?“, IHT, March 7).

The issue is not simply “is our planet warming up?” but:

is our planet warming up in a way that would justify the curtailing of civil and economic liberties, and/or the forced upheaval of our way of life in the attempt of slowing down or reversing the warming?

I am not sure what would Mr Johnson’s answer be, to that question…