It is basically the denial of human exceptionalism. That is, it is hatred of man, in practically every way imaginable.
Even James Lovelock, who created Gaia Theory, now worries that environmentalism has become a religion.
The harsh fact is that Buckel’s suicide was futile. It won’t make a whit of difference toward improving the environment.
Environmentalism is growing darkly anti-human. That misanthropy has also seeped into science.
The YouTube shooter — I don’t believe in naming these people — did not fit the expected profile.