Dr. Evil: I demand the sum of $1 billion dollars

This from Reuters: an environmental activist is suing the world’s leaders for $1 billion for failing to prevent global warming. Activist and blogger Dan Bloom is launching a class action lawsuit at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for for “intent to commit manslaughter against future generations of human beings by allowing murderous amounts of fossil fuels to be harvested, burned and sent into the atmosphere as CO2.″He intends to lodge the lawsuit in the week starting Sunday, Dec. 6.

Since the ICC will likely not take the case, the case is probably more a publicity stunt than anything else.

Question: is this case more or less ridiculous than the woman who sued McDonalds because her coffee was too hot?

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