How to fix global warming? Ask the aliens.

iStockphoto.com Canada’s former defense minister has a novel suggestion for halting climate change: alien technology. Paul Hellyer, who has claimed to see a UFO, told the Ottawa Citizen yesterday that governments need to fess up about what alien technology they’re keeping at their respective Area 51s because they may unwittingly have the silver-bullet solution to ...

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Canada’s former defense minister has a novel suggestion for halting climate change: alien technology.

Paul Hellyer, who has claimed to see a UFO, told the Ottawa Citizen yesterday that governments need to fess up about what alien technology they’re keeping at their respective Area 51s because they may unwittingly have the silver-bullet solution to the planet’s woes:

Alien spacecrafts would have traveled vast distances to reach Earth, and so must be equipped with advanced propulsion systems or used exceptional fuels, he told the newspaper.

I knew there had to be a reason why aliens are always green.

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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