It's not raking leaves you f*****g moron, it's clearing dead brush, AKA kindling, AKA fire starter.
Why not just start tossing crumpled up news paper into the forest? (same thing) Idiot.
Did man made global warming melt the 2 miles of ice that would be on top of my house? I'm gonna make an educated guess, NO, it didn't. Climates change beyond our control.