Activist group 350 Action doesn’t just stand up for the climate — it stands up for innocent people named Andrew, Sandy, and Katrina. Why should those names be tarnished? Instead, we should be naming severe weather events after their biggest sponsors and fans: climate-change-denying lawmakers who obstruct environmental policy reform.
The results are pretty hilarious — I especially like “if you value your life, please seek shelter from Michele Bachmann.” No doubt!
We don’t see the associated petition going anywhere, but the video really brings home the direct relationship between destructive climate policy and destructive climate events. And it includes the line “Senator David Vitter is turning out to be one of the hugest and costliest disasters in American history,” which many have said before, but rarely with these production values.
Group Proposes Naming Hurricanes After Climate Change-Denying Lawmakers, Buzzfeed.