Now that Al Gore's brainchild and meal ticket--An Inconvenient Truth--is slated to open as an opera in 2011, at no less a venue than the legendary La Scala operahouse in Milan, the Times offers the best medicine: parody, in the form of a dispatch from a beleaguered librettist seeking to translate the stuff of Gore's bestselling book into a soaring Italian spectacle. Excerpts:


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