Dear Al Gore,
According to the Washington Post (here), Washington D.C. is in the midst of “the fiercest storm yet in the worst winter in local history.” D.C. Council member Kwame R. Brown has indicated that “if there is ever a time for a state of emergency, this is it.”
“As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, the snowfall total for the season in Washington had surpassed the 54.4-inch record set in 1899, and it rose to 55.6 inches by 4 p.m. It was even higher farther from the city, reaching seasonal totals of 72 inches in Baltimore and at Dulles International Airport.”
“I never thought I would see a winter like this one in my lifetime,” said Samenow, a native of the area. “The climate was colder back in 1899, when that record was set.”
“National Guard Humvees got stuck in the snow.” “A canopy collapsed at American University. A roof and a wall fell in at a Smithsonian Institution building in Suitland that houses artifacts. With thousands of pounds of snow on top of every flat roof, more cave-ins seemed inevitable.”
Worst of all, the Federal Government and the United Nations were both closed because of the massive, record-breaking blizzard. Why would these entities close down when there is so much that needs to be done, right now, to cut global warming? Why should a little bit of snow hamper the efforts of mankind to save polar bears from melting icecaps? I urge you to plead with the Government and the UN to return to work to continue to fight against global warming.
P.S. We also received a new record for snowfall in DFW as well (here).