03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Eugene Mirman Asks Pressing Questions For CNN/YouTube Climate Change Debate (VIDEO)

Comedian Eugene Mirman, as part of his coverage for Grist, submitted questions for today's CNN/YouTube climate change debate. His questions didn't get picked, and we at HuffPost can't imagine why former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, NYT journalist Tom Friedman and U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer didn't care to address them.

Mirman went beyond asking questions and even offered creative suggestions, like, "Maybe what we should do is figure out a way to monetize the amount of times people are called 'fag' in comments on YouTube, and then we use that money to stop global warming."

Then he offered some band names because ... why not?

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