Over the past several weeks, three large utilities â€” Pacific Gas & Electric, PNM Resources and Exelon â€” have resigned from the chamber over climate policy differences. Last week, also citing climate, Nike withdrew from the chamber board, though it retained its membership.
It is encouraging to me, that people are taking the threat of climate change seriously – despite the fact that likely very few have a good grasp of the consequences of doing nothing and continuing on this path.
Professor John Schellnhuber, one of the world’s leading global warming experts, described the US as “climate illiterate”. He said Americans have a lower understanding of the problems of climate change than people in Brazil or China.
The chart at that link demonstrates that the only debate is between the people who are farthest removed from actual scientific knowledge.
How stupid are conservatives? They think the deficit has grown under Obama. Can you believe that? 1.2 trillion before Obama to half that amount this year means the deficit is growing to mentally ill conservatives. Conservatives have exclusive ownership of the idiot gene.