This is why President Obama likes AGW.
There is also money to be made:
Let’s be honest, folks like Nobel laureate Al Gore have their reputations and their very fortunes on the line here, so we should all expect a great deal of hysterical media coverage in the near future — especially after the hurricane season begins in May.
For Leftys. Come to think of it, funny how it's ok for Leftys to make money unethically (Gore, Frank, Dodd immediately come to mind), but not ok for the Right to make money ethically (think "evil big business" and "soak the rich").