There has been a lot of talk about the fate of the earth and etc, well to me this seems like one of the most exotic and positive of all the theories going around, and what's intriguing about this is the fact that it links up to science, religion, spirituality and prophecy.
Here's a good starter on the subject;
But if you want to see a more scientific side of things in terms of the effects of Carbon within the planet and ourselves, check these out;
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5_6R8YBlv4
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJ1i77fHELg
I am in no way forcing this upon any of you, you don't have to believe it, but at least be open minded about it, I guarantee this will match up with a lot of thought that you and I have been feeling. Judging by the intelligence of the majority on this board I trust that you will look at this with higher consciousness, and if you feel you want to look more into it, go ahead, there's heaps of shit on youtube!