DR: The conservative argument on global warming is that CO2 emissions are a good indicator of economic activity. They rise and fall together. Thus, fighting global warming is a secret UN plot to hobble the American economy relative to China and India. That's Inhofe's theory, anyway. TC: He's the only elected official in Washington that might possibly be stupider than the man in the White House. Even people that very much want to do something about global warming make the mistake of thinking that carbon is like any other pollutant. With the Clean Air Act, the criteria pollutants have no …
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