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Climate Control

Persnickety19 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 8:37 PM
Stop all the hot air coming out of D.C. and you might solve the problem. Or...I KNOW!! Everybody on earth should just hold their breath for 30 seconds on a given day! Call it W.H.Y.BreathE. - Worldwide Hold Your Breath Event. Easy way to lower the carbon dioxide levels! (Yeah, I posted this same idea months ago to a similar article - but it's still relevant.)
Last week, during an entertaining display of comedic jujitsu about the Obamas’ awkward “kiss cam” moment, Jon Stewart managed to subtly relitigate the 2000 Election, saying that had Al Gore won, the “Earth’s temperature would be maybe a few degrees cooler.”

It is tempting - and perhaps comforting - to dismiss Stewart’s snark-infused banter solely as sour grapes, both with a bygone election and President Obama’s failures. That, however, would be a mistake.

Stewart’s lightly disguised political commentary reflects a reinvigorated radical environmentalist movement that hopes to leverage the summer heatwave and drought into legislative action on...