The science on climate change is undeniable. Yet some people still deny it — mostly for profit or political power.
Because the Canadian Prime Minister has silenced scientists, preventing them from speaking to the media about climate research and because he is relentlessly pushing to exploit the carbon-intensive oil in the tar sands and build the Keystone XL pipeline.
Because the Danish author has made a million-dollar cottage industry out of being a climate change contrarian, campaigning against the Kyoto Protocol and obfuscating a meaningful discussion about global warming.
Because the CEO of TransCanada Corporation is pushing for the construction of Keystone XL and other pipelines which, in transporting oil from tar sands, further the business of dirty, carbon-intensive fuels.
Because the House of Representatives is full of climate science contrarians who are far outside of the mainstream in thinking about this issue. Most recently, members voted to prevent the Department of Defense from addressing the effects of global warming affects on national security. Read more…