But there is plenty of research to show that the vaccinated have better outcomes if infected, including quicker recoveries and are less likely to show symptoms needing hospitalisation. The vaxxed have paid their dues in mitigating the disease. What have the unvaxxed done in that regard?
Let's throw into that mix, that anti-vaxxers are more likely to be anti-maskers too. It seems to me, that the people who are more likely to be part of the problem, than part of the solution, feel they should have the same rights as those who took the opposite view.
Some interesting stuff there @JohninDubin . As I said previously, even if you are a man made climate change sceptic such as myself, there are still plenty of good reasons to move away from fossil fuels. The pollution and health impact in cities like Mumbai as you quoted are horrendous. A few years ago I did work in Delhi and there were several days where you simply did not want to be out in it. You could feel it the instant you went outside. I also think there are good political and environmental reasons for moving away from fossil fuels. Some of the largest resources of gas and oil sit under some countries with dodgy governments (cue U.S bashers)! The environmental impact on wildlife and people in parts of Africa and the polar regions is also a good reason to advance alternative sources of energy.
As you elude to, solar energy surely has to be the way forward. For millenia life on Earth has known of the power of the sun. We have the technology to harness that power and we should be developing it much further. Much of the limiting capability as I understand it relates to power storage and battery technology. Much of the battery technology in use today is also damaging to the environment.
One of the best things we could do as a species is get serious about population size. Less people means less energy demand.