The War on Carbon: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: The United States enters a polar vortex, “it’s so cold that the country has numbers lower than Barack Obama”—and more.

The United States is besieged by a polar vortex, starring Nicholas Cage. What does that mean? Mainly that temperatures are expected to drop below President Obama's approval ratings.

And now that a cold snap is upon us, conservative pundits who don't believe in climate change are waging a War on Carbon. They're not so fond of facts, but they do have opinions to back them up. Jon Stewart doesn't take kindly to these carbon crusaders.

Read more from National Journal.

Reena Flores is an Atlantic Media fellow, working with National Journal's digital team and concentrating on original video production. 

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