GOP Climate Change Deniers Plan Their Retreat
September 18, 2015
Huffington Post - Climate change deniers in the Republican Party have started their
retreat, fading into the woodwork like instigators afraid of being caught up for their
roles in the mob. "Nearly a dozen Republican members of Congress will break ranks
with leaders of their party on Thursday, and call for action against climate change,"
reports The Guardian. Included in the ten, Florida GOP members of Congress, Ileana
Ros Lehtinen and Carlos Curbelo.
Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and associate professor of political science
at Texas Tech University and director of the Climate Science Center, said:
"The pope gets what we scientists have known for a long time: Science doesn't hold
all the answers. Not for life, and certainly not for such a difficult and polarized
issue as climate change. There is a lot science can tell us..."
Read the story here.