However, make that a billion or two years down the road, that will happen as the sun turns into a red giant.
We might be powerful enough to raise the level of the oceans and drown our coastal cities. We might even be powerful enough to create a huge band of Death Valley type desert around the planet's midsection.
We are not powerful enough to boil rocks.
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all. - John Maynard Keynes