Getting warmer: More Republicans are starting to take climate change seriously


mentalfloss
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Getting warmer: More Republicans are starting to take climate change seriously

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.) is angling to turn herself into a Republican leader on climate change — at least in part to fight a 2016 reelection challenge from a climate-hawk Democrat.

On Sunday, Ayotte became the first GOP senator to express support for President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which will rein in CO2 emissions from electric utilities. On Wednesday, she released an ad touting that position and her other efforts to protect the environment. And on Thursday, she announced the formation of a new Senate Energy and Environment Working Group, which a spokesperson said will “talk about ways to build support for protecting the environment and climate and promoting cleaner energy production while also helping the economy.”

The new working group will include three other Republican senators who’ve acknowledged that climate change is a real problem: Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Lindsey Graham (S.C.), and Mark Kirk (Ill.). Kirk, like Ayotte, is facing a tough reelection race in a moderate state. He appeared to waffle on climate science earlier this year, but has apparently settled on saying it’s a real, human-caused problem and trying to do something about it.

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http://grist.org/climate-energy/gett...nge-seriously/
 
DaSleeper
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Is that official?
You like cake?
Have a piece.....
 
Walter
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The OP, as usual, is taken directly our of Analfloss's rectal orifice.
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
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Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

The OP, as usual, is taken directly our of Analfloss's rectal orifice.

Won't you feel like a heel if you've got this all wrong, Walter.
 
Walter
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Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

Won't you feel like a heel if you've got this all wrong, Walter.

Nope.