Hot enough for you?

Fox News looks at the bright side of global warming.

Published October 8, 2007 7:49PM (EDT)

It's Oct. 8, and the temperature in Washington right now is a slightly muggy 85 degrees. Before the afternoon is out, we may break the record high for the day -- 88 degrees -- set in 1931.

But we've got to look at the bright side, and we will, just as soon as we get the sweat out of our eyes: As Think Progress notes, Fox News says it's "vital" for the ice cap to melt because that's the way to make the Arctic's oil reserves more accessible for human use.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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