I love this comment’s economy, how it foregrounds an experientially provocative relationship to the atmosphere and its evocation of human habit as potentially lethal.

“I’d encourage the skeptics over the man-made climate change to think of the sky in Beijing. The current consumption of dirty, noxious energy reminds me of human smoking habit.” –hsr0601, June 27, 2009

I found the post in the public comments section on a NY Times editorial recently.