Push aside deniers like Pruitt and those under Trump’s thumb. Shine a light on what America will be like in just a few years as the impact of global warming increases. Let’s talk about it now.
“There is an overwhelming scientific consensus on global warming,” Fairview High School teacher Paul Strode said. “It is mind blowing how much science denial and pseudoscience is out there. I don’t get it.”
Gov. John Hickenlooper this week joined the growing army of government and business officials here and across the globe that are finally marching past climate-change deniers, obstructionists and assorted kooks in hopes of preventing planetary disaster
“On the personal side … I don’t sign up for very many things, unless it’s a personal, highest priority type of thing,” Hogan said. “And I don’t think this one falls into that category. I think this falls into the category of partisan politics.”
Many Colorado politicians were quick to respond, including Rep. Mike Coffman who issued a somewhat neutral response to Trump’s decision, talking about a desire to reduce pollution without mention of climate change. Unsurprisingly, Sen. Michael Bennet, along with other state Democrats, slammed the decision, calling it a blow both to the environment and to the country’s ability to conduct diplomacy moving forward.
At the root of it all? We don’t know what in the hell we’re talking about. In study after study, Americans and students fall further and further down the world list of kids who understand math and science. The crap I hear and read on social media and in person would depress even a third-grade science teacher, whose job it is to help us first learn to think and then learn to learn
On average, Earth will have 10 fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by the end of the century, the researchers estimate. Some places will get more days perfect for picnics or outdoor weddings, while other places will lose a lot
There is no doubt there will be economic casualties as Colorado and the world makes changes, but only the stupid and corrupt don’t see that these problems pale in comparison to the unprecedented calamity that will envelope us all if we don’t act
“While we plan for climate, we live in weather,” Titley, a retired Navy admiral, said in an interview. “These extremes are making climate real when in fact they are attributable to climate change.”