VIDEO: Climate Change & Nuclear Power on Last Night's COLBERT REPORT
Obama fights climate change, tensions rise in North Korea, and environmentalist Michael Shellenberger discusses nuclear power on last night's THE COLBERT REPORT. Also, with the removal of TSA full-body scanners, America will never complete its national database of radical Islamic naughty parts. And, Australia adds new colors to the weather map for temperatures above 125 degrees, and conservatives hit the fifth stage of right-wing climate change grief: acceptance. Check out the clips below!
Stephen Colbert is the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central as well as an accomplished author and actor. Recently, Colbert starred as Harry in the New York Philharmonic presentation of Stephen Sondheim's "Company" along with Jon Cryer, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, Patti LuPone and Martha Plimpton, among others. The performances were held at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City from April 7-9, 2011.
"The Colbert Report" launched on October 17, 2005 and has garnered ratings and critical success as one of the top shows on television. Since its inception, the series has received a prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting in 2008 and 18 Primetime Emmy nominations. In 2010, Colbert and his writing team won the show's second Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program.