“But unless you like bad-faith conversations about farting cows, that conversation has not gone well so far,” he said on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight.”
Oliver noted that many on the right ― including President Donald Trump, Republican politicians and much of Fox News ― were “foaming at the mouth” over the issue, especially when it came to the Green New Deal, a plan backed by progressive Democrats.
So Oliver busted open some myths about what is ― and what isn’t ― in the proposal. He even recruited Bill Nye The Science Guy to help deliver a stirring message about the urgency of the situation.
“The planet’s on fucking fire!” Nye said, then offered up a pretty blunt demonstration.
Check it out below: