Dave: Hi, Blarney. What are you up to?
Blarney: Hi, Dave. I’m heading to a protest march about high gas prices.
Dave: I thought you wanted gas prices to be higher.
Blarney: Whatever gave you that idea?
Dave: Don’t you want to reduce man-made carbon emissions?
Blarney: Absolutely. We need to do everything we can to reduce man’s impact on Global Warming.
Dave: Well, don’t high gas prices force people to drive less and therefore emit less carbon from their autos?
Blarney: Well, yes. But it’s all Bush’s fault.
Dave: The high gas prices or the fact that people drive?
Blarney: Yes. Bush should have ratified Kyoto.
Dave: And that would have lowered gas prices?
Blarney: Well, no. But it would have averted catastrophic man-made global warming like we have now.
Blarney: Well, experts say that is only a temporary lull.
Dave: But don’t you believe that the primary factor in global warming is enhanced C02 emissions? What is causing the lull?
Blarney: I, uh …