Why not rename hurricanes after global warming deniers?
You've got to love 350.org, which was created by author Bill McKibben to engage the public in the fight against climate change.
The group's latest campaign is to rename extreme weather events after politicians who deny or minimize the impact of greenhouse-gas emissions.
In the video above, you'll see a bunch of U.S. senators mentioned.
Maybe it's time for Canadians with similar concerns to attach our politicians' names to the worst calamities.
Adopting 350.org's approach, it shouldn't be called the Alberta flood. Let's rename it the Stephen Harper flood.
The Toronto downpour that disabled the subway system earlier this summer could be renamed the Joe Oliver downpour. Oliver is the government's point man on the Keystone XL and Enbridge pipelines, so this would make sense because he hails from Ontario.
And the Johnsons Landing slide, which came after torrential rains, could be referred in the future as the Andrew Saxton slide.
That would be in honour of the North Vancouver Conservative MP who refused to attend a climate town-hall meeting after the Copenhagen climate conference in 2009.
And that Stanley Park windstorm of 2006? If I had my druthers, I would call it the Rich Coleman windstorm in honour of Premier Christy Clark's new kingpin of liquefied natural gas.