The term 'carbon pollution' is one of the most odious slogans ever dreamed up by environmentalists. If the president has now officially adopted it, our opinion of him cannot remain the same. As any high school student knows, carbon is represented by a C on the periodic table. We are carbon-based life forms; carbon is within us and all around us. Anti-global-warming activists are, in fact, concerned about something else – carbon dioxide. Comprised of one molecule of carbon and two molecules of oxygen (a separate and distinct element on the periodic table)'