This time around and how do you know that we could not affect its direction in our favor? Just saying words like of course or obviously don’t really cut the Chihuahua it’s the most wonderful time of the year shirt mustard. Personally I see no reason not to hedge your bets on this one. How do you know that man HAS pushed the climate balance this time around? Industrial Revolution, atmosphere utterly caked with filthy pollutants put there by the human race temperature actually drops slightly for the first time in centuries. Oh what we do has damaging effects, make no mistake about it, but the actual level of contribution is just well the tip of the iceberg.