17 May '12, 4pm

BOLD PREDICTION: Romney will choose a climate skeptic as running mate #idiocracy

Mitt is thinking hard about which boring white man to choose as his running mate. (Photo by Gage Skidmore) OK, alright, Romney hasn’t actually picked his VP candidate yet, but we can already say with near-100 percent certainly that it’ll be someone who’s skeptical about the climate crisis and doubts that it’s significantly driven by human activity. This is because virtually all high-level Republicans are skeptical about the climate crisis, at least judging by their public statements and actions. To find a Republican who believes that we ought to do even a little something about global warming, Romney would have to wade into the garbage bin of GOP politics and consort with losers and has-beens like Charlie Crist and Jon Huntsman . Fat chance. Here are some of the incredibly boring white guys Romney might actually pick (along with a few outlier options who are non-white, non...

Full article: http://grist.org/election-2012/romney-choosing-climate-sk...

Tweets

Breakthrough Institute gets it wrong on climate economics — again

Breakthrough Institute gets it wrong on climate...

grist.org 19 May '12, 1pm

Why do those at the Breakthrough Institute insist that everyone else besides them who cares about the environment is wrong...

What If Climate Science Is Wrong?

What If Climate Science Is Wrong?

spectrum.ieee.org 28 May '12, 3pm

A refrain running through the debate over global warming suggests we need to nothing to slow it, because after all, the cl...

G8 summit might have actually done something ab...

grist.org 22 May '12, 2pm

There’s a bit of news from the G8 summit that might have escaped notice: International leaders agreed to take collective a...