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.