The state of the economy is taking priority in the worry matrix over global warming. Which raises an interesting feedback loop that probably dooms the global warming agenda.
Global warmers want to cripple our economy to slow global warming. And the economic damage those policies inflict reduces the public support for economy-crippling global warming agendas.
Which is probably why the global warmers envision their role as reasonably enlightened despots to simply order us about.
Tip to Instapundit.