Raw Numbers: Ocean Acidification vs. The Kardashians

Okay, on one level this is a bit silly. But on a deeper level–i.e. what it says about the degree to which modern media has given up on informing in favor of (more profitable) gossip and entertainment, as well as the degree to which we are all becoming stupidly fixated on celebrity–it is troubling.

Because ocean acidification is going to affect your future, and the planet’s future, a lot more than the Kardashians will (click image for full size).

Oh, and I will send Kim K. a “Save The Whales” t-shirt if “ocean acidification” gets mentioned even once during tonight’s presidential debate.