The Copenhagen conference on global warming only a few days away, President Nicolas Sarkozy has taken the initiative to make the heads of our governments aware that not only should former Vice-President Al Gore worry about our planet heating up, but so should they.
As a result, several government chiefs have now announced measures to keep our planet cool. Or at least to keep it cool a little longer - at least until our children have grown up.
This is what some of them have decided.
Obama: MacNotDo will from now on serve double portions of ice-cream without a price hike.
Berlusconi: Rome prostitutes will double their charges. (This should at least cool Italian men down.)
Merkel: She must from now on be addressed as Mein Fuhrer. (This will freeze everyone in their tracks.)
Prime Minister Singh of India: Curries will be "mild only" strength from now on.
Lula of Brazil: The wearing of clothes will be banned on all of Brazil's street, and not only on Rio's beaches. (So everyone will be cold.)
Hatoyama of Japan: Hara-kiri is to be committed with ice-picks from now on.
Gordon Brown: Judging the English already sufficiently "cool" (as in "without passion" because an Englishman thinks he's oversexed if he should sleep with his wife more than twice), he has not announced any measures.
As for President Sarkozy, he has announced that the French will from now give the cold shoulder to all tourists and not only to those from America.