No Need to Fight Global Warming: It's Saving Us From the Black Plague!

Well, credit where credit's due: It's definitely one of the most creative protestations against taking action to mitigate global climate change. Prominent climate skeptic James Taylor, in a remarkably ridiculous op-ed in Forbes, argues that we should embrace the coming of global climate change. Why? Because if we don't, the Black Plague will return and kill us all. As in, the industrial polluters currently altering the global climate system are actually saving us. From the plague! Told you this was a good one. If anything, I guess we can take solace in the fact that climate deniers are now scraping the bottom of the barrel ...

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