Hello, and happy Poem In Your Pocket Day! We thought we’d celebrate with a climate-news poem. Because this is also Katharine Is Really Busy Day, it’s not a long poem. However! There will be more climate-change poems coming your way soon. Only on Grist.org.

WaxmanRep. Henry WaxmanThere once was a sponsor named Waxman
Whom critics described as a tax-man:
“The heat may be nearing,
But we need more hearings,
So we can air all of the facts, man.”

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