Skeptics 51 -- Reality 49

Fri, 2009-07-10 07:02Ross Gelbspan
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Skeptics 51 -- Reality 49

majority of Americans remain unconvinced that humans are responsible for climate change, or that there is an urgent need to act, according to a poll by the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and the Pew Research Center.

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Only 64% of dems believe in AGW? - despite the fact that their leaders are all on board 110% … interesting - I wonder which direction that 64% is going to go in the next few years.

Probably to at least 85% when the planet starts warming again after a brief hiatus due to La Nina.

To paraphrase Richard Clarke, former counter-terrorism advisor, once the body bags start accumulating as a result of the ravages of AGW, people and governments will finally take action.

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The phrase “clean coal” has about as much merit as saying “sanitary sewage,” but that hasn’t stopped the industry and pro-coal talking heads from repeating that phrase ad nauseum to the American public.

The Orwellian industry buzzphrase was so successful that the Obama administration, as part of the 2009 stimulus package, pledged more than $1 billion to create the largest carbon-capturing system known as FutureGen 2.0. The...

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