The Onion's 2008 In Review: The Environment

The dramatic fall of oil prices to under $50 a barrel has silenced much of the talk of alternative energy and oil independence that was so prevalent over the summer. What do you think?

"All my talking about maybe carpooling with someone—gone to waste."

Pam Corina • Systems Analyst


"So does this mean that T. Boone Pickens can take his wind turbines and shove them up his big billionaire ass?"

Don Goulding • Carrot Farmer

"It's like I've always said: You can't huff sunshine."

Kyp Honeyman • Sewage Maintenance Worker