20 Sep '11, 4pm

Bill Clinton says Republican Climate Denial "Makes Us Look Like a Joke" if you agree!

Photo: Taylor Davidson , the Clinton Global Initiative , via Flickr In the opening session of 2011's Clinton Global Initiative , Bill Clinton sat down with world leaders to discuss climate change. Clinton had some nice words about how we need to do a better job of capturing the imaginations of ordinary people in the fight against climate change . But he really came to life an hour or so later, in a talk with the New York Times columnist Nick Kristof. Clinton said that the single most important thing an American can do right now is to make it unacceptable to be a climate change denier -- and that the GOP's global warming denial "makes us look like a joke" in the international community. "If you're an American," Clinton said, "the best thing you can do is make it unacceptable" to be a climate change denier. "We look like a joke, right? You can't win the nomination of one of ...

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