Planet Gore

An Early Thaw

Over the wintry holidays, Planet Gore’s pipes froze solid — sincerest apologies to all our loyal readers.
But the debate over supposed catastrophic climate change, and the nation’s policy response to it, will certainly be heating up in 2009.
President-Elect Obama has assembled an ostentatiously moderate cabinet on most policy fronts — but on energy and the environment, his staff is genuinely radical: from card-carrying Socialist Carol Browner to academic attack-dog John Holdren.
Meanwhile, even the Huffington Post has now made room for a little climate realism: check out this feature by Talking About the Weather’s Harold Ambler. It should be a very interesting year.


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