Colbert pokes fun at NC sea level bill
Posted June 5, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — Comedian Stephen Colbert took aim at a House bill on sea level rise during his Monday night show.
H 819 deals with when properties can be rebuilt along the North Carolina coast. One proposed version of the the bill -- which has not been adopted yet -- would allow property owners to rebuild in areas where climate science suggest they'll have continued problems. Specifically, it would allow / require coastal municipalities to ignore models that show sea level rise would make building or rebuilding in a particular location impractical.
Here's Colbert's take: