Water on the Moon! Water on Mars! Earth-like planets out there!
As this planet fails to meet our expectations some of us seem to be comforted by the idea that we could ‘trade up’, move on to something a little better.
I don’t think they intend taking all of us with them of course.
The cheaper option is to find some alien life out there that in some way could rescue us … from ourselves.
Here is the current New Internationalist cartoon: