People on both sides of the aisle, and even within the aisles themselves, have been clashing about the so-called Green New Deal – a set of proposed economic stimulus programs meant to fight off the devastating effects of global warming. Due to accumulation of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere, it’s feared that the planet’s climate will change drastically until it eventually becomes uninhabitable to humans. But new research seems to suggest that industrial activity alone is not enough to hurt Earth. You’d need more. Like a ludicrously gigantic, red stick of dynamite.