There are any number of penalties and programs global warming advocates have dreamed-up in order to stave off their much-anticipated climate apocalypse. One of the more revealing is a proposal, from French academics, to impose a carbon tax on beef. The reason? Livestock is a huge source of greenhouse gas.
We'll admit to being a fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger -- as an actor. But we do have to wonder if he's lost his marbles.
The former action movie star and politician has decided he wants to take the nation's oil companies to court...on charges of premeditated murder:
We are in the midst of Lent, the time when Christians recall the 40 days Christ spent in the wilderness and overcame the Devil's temptations. Many people make vows to abstain from certain pleasures or luxuries during this time -- a symbolic way to overcome their own temptations. For a few, there is no greater temptation than carbon, which they have decided to abstain from using (but not too much) during the Lenten season.
As global warming has, once again, failed to capture the hearts, minds, and wallets of the American taxpayer, it's only natural that some frustration would build among the idea's most ardent advocates.
In the wake of the President's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate accord, some Democratic politicians at the state and local level pledged they would commit their localities to upholding the accord's ends, no matter what.