In an interview with the Atlantic in July, Nobel Prize winning economist Thomas Schelling was quoted:

I sometimes wish that we could have, over the next five or ten years, a lot of horrid things happening — you know, like tornadoes in the Midwest and so forth — that would get people very concerned about climate change.

And what better way is there to get people excited about global warming than to hope they perish in Katrina-like natural disasters? Al Gore, Paul Krugman, Thomas Schelling…maybe this Nobel Prize thing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.  Bravo Mr. Schelling, bravo.