Some red hot chili peppers are on tour, and they’re emitting a lot of greenhouse gases. But it’s not the
A bipartisan congressional delegation visited the Svalbard Global Seed Vault July 11 as a side trip during the 19th Annual Session of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., among others, delivered
“As we manage the impact of climate change and other natural and man-made disasters around the world, the seed vault in
Cardin, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, is outspoken about environmental issues ranging from green jobs to clean energy. Despite Cardin’s positions, his trip to
According to carbon management organization TerraPass.com, the seven-member delegation generated more than 24,300 pounds of carbon just by flying round-trip from
Durbin, the Senate Democrats’ second in command, has also championed climate change legislation, going as far as calling climate change a “national security threat” with his Global Climate Change Security Oversight Act introduced back in 2007:
“For years, too many of us have viewed global warming as simply an environmental or economic issue. We now need to consider it as a security concern.”
Despite other climate-conscious liberals hypocritically leaving giant carbon footprints, the media continue to treat it as water under the bridge, which in this case, isn’t as good as the hit Red Hot Chili Peppers song.