The panel of top climate scientists told lawmakers that the Earth is running a fever and that “human activities are responsible for much of the recent warming.” Their 155-page report said average global surface temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere rose about 1 degree F during the 20th century.
There is clearly dissent in the GOP about this – with the usual ultra-conservative Texans going against the more moderate, intelligent Republicans, who advise them to use their brains for a change and wake up and smell the coffee:
The report was requested last November by the chairman of the House Science Committee, Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, R-N.Y., to address naysayers who question whether global warming is a major threat.
Last year, when the House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, launched an investigation of three climate scientists, Boehlert said Barton should try to learn from scientists, not intimidate them.
My advice to the remaining naysayers in the GOP: you make yourself look like fools by continuing to deny what is obvious to a large part of the electorate. Stop it, or your whole party will pay come November.