Anonymous Republican Congressional Aide says Republicans should stop wasting time questioning climate science & instead should push better policies to deal with the climate problem
A conservative House GOP aide, writing under a pen name, says Republicans
need to reclaim the high ground from Democrats on the issue of
climate change by dropping denialism and by promoting a “revenue-neutral”
The aide’s essay urges Republicans to embrace the carbon tax idea, which currently has buy-in from some conservative mavericks outside Capitol Hill but faces huge GOP resistance in Congress.
“Someone in the GOP needs to say it: conservation is conservative; climate change is real; and conservatives need to lead on solutions because we have better answers than the other side,” opens the essay by “Eric Bradenson” that was published July 10, 2013 on the website Real Clear Science.
Bradenson laments that Democrats have “owned the climate change conversation” but have lousy policies, while Republicans are wasting time questioning climate science instead of pushing a better policy agenda.
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"Most impressive is the work of Citizens Climate Lobby, a relatively new, fastgrowing, nonpartisan, nonprofit group with 60 chapters across the United States and Canada. If you want to join the fight to save the planet, to save creation for your grandchildren, there is no more effective step you could take than becoming an active member of this group."
- Dr. James Hansen, head of Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA