The only thing that's out of hand is ignoring the problem.
Helps to read beyond the headline.
Oh, I read it, and re-read it to make sure what they were proposing, as outlandish as it sounds was true. Seems it was/is.
As to ignoring the problem....you can't go 3 minuets watching the news without it being mentioned, how on Earth is that ignoring the problem.
That said, I don't think that global warming is nearly as important as many other issues facing Americans today.