25 Aug '11, 8pm

This is getting old. Mitt Romney too retreats towards climate denial.

This is getting old. Mitt Romney too retreats towards climate denial.

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/CC BY And then there was one. Jon Huntsman is now the only remaining candidate who understands the importance of respecting science. Mitt Romney had previously roused the hopes of sentient, rational-thinking persons everywhere when he bluntly explained at a campaign stop in New Hampshire that yes, scientists say humans are causing the planet to warm. Not only that, but he followed the statement up with this: "I think it's important for us to reduce our emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases that may well be significant contributors to the climate change and global warming that you're seeing." He didn't actually support doing anything specific about it, but hey, he had the right idea -- acknowledging what the scientific community regards as "settled" and "unequivocal", and encouraging (vague) action. But alas! No more ... Here's ...

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