30 Mar '15, 2pm

PETITION: Tell presidential candidates to stop lying about climate change

PETITION: Tell presidential candidates to stop lying about climate change

In 2016, the American people will select a new president , and that person will face some of the most difficult challenges this world has ever seen. Climate change is one of the biggest problems the next president will have to tackle. With the frenzied season of political promises ahead will come a barrage of media coverage of presidential hopefuls and their proposed policies. Newly-announced presidential candidate Ted Cruz is well known for rejecting climate change, saying “global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-Earthers.” Other candidates are likely to pick and choose which scientific facts they wish to believe as well, but that doesn’t mean the media has to relay their lies without keeping them in check. This new petition is targeted at major media outlets, in the hopes that journalists will hold political candidates accountable for their climate change...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/petition-tell-presidential-candidate...

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