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GOP Climate Change Deniers Plan Their Retreat

Huffington Post

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..."

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