Skip to comments.Are US Republicans finally waking up to the climate crisis? [barf]
Posted on 09/23/2021 9:38:30 AM PDT by Olog-hai
In February, 25 Republican lawmakers got together in Utah, to meet youth party members and environmental groups and brainstorm a conservative approach to tackling the climate crisis. But it was something of a clandestine meeting,with some politicians only attending after organizers promised they would stay anonymous.
That’s how sensitive this subject still is in the Republican Party post-Trump. The former president called human-caused climate change “a hoax,” withdrew from the Paris Agreement and railed against water-conserving showerheads that failed to keep his hair perfect.
But as younger voters in particular demand a response to the crisis, things are changing, said Chris Barnard of the American Conservation Coalition (ACC), a group of young conservatives that helped organize the gathering in Salt Lake City. “If they want to stay relevant, they need our vote,” said the 23-year-old.
When John Curtis, a Republican from Utah, formed a Conservative Climate Caucus in June, almost a third of his fellow party House members signed up. In the midst of a summer of extreme heat and wildfires, they declared that the “climate is changing,” acknowledging that the prosperity of industrialization has come at a price.
Too often, Republicans simply have opposed climate solutions without putting forward any ideas of their own, Curtis told reporters. “We, too, want to leave this Earth better than we found it.”
Right before Earth Day in April, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican, presented a plan to capture carbon, plant trees and expand nuclear energy. A few weeks later, he created a Republican task force to develop a climate and energy agenda. …
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Republicans are waking up to the graft they’ve been missing, so they are ready to get on money train now.
I can’t believe I even responded to this non-sense.
They been brainwashing the young for 30 years with this nonsense in the schools. This is the result.
“Waking up” is democrat speak for “cashing in”.
American Conservation Coalition . They can call themselves Martians and I’d be just as likely to believe them. The Cons are trying to sneak in under the tent. They will never let go of this Climate scam because Cons never give up the Con.
Sounds like another branch of the LCR.
Climate is changing and longer, hotter Spring Summer and Fall.
We will get a fourth cutting off our hay fields this year. We have had 3 cuttings per year the last 4-5 years
30 years ago it was 2 cuttings. That was the norm.
Now we are baling hay well into mid October and baling hay 6 weeks earlier than 30 years ago.
there’s a climate crisis?
oh! are they still pushing that lie?
There is NO climate crisis. And if there was, you could do NOTHING about it.
If every human disappeared tomorrow, the Earth would continue in its slightly irregular orbit of the Sun, with its little wobble, as it has since God set it spinning. Winter, spring, summer and fall would progress as always. Natural cycles would continue; global temperatures would change periodically, glaciers would advance and retreat, ocean levels would rise and fall, deserts would become savannahs and savannahs would become forests or wetlands. Some forests and wetlands would revert to desert. Over eons of time tectonic forces would push up mountains and volcanoes would erupt, and over more eons they would be worn down by wind and rain.
This would continue until the day of the Lord’s choosing, when our Sun goes nova and reduces the planet to ash.
The main difference is that there would be no liberals around to lie about it.
I’d recommend bailing as much hay a possible, before the Wooley mammoths return.
I keep waiting for all the wealthy shoreline property owners to sell their ocean-front property to me for pennies on the dollar.
We have a climate crisis here!
They need to act now!
Capturing carbon is a meaningless phrase for a pointless moneyhole; planting trees is ok but irrelevant; expanding nuclear is essential. So McCarthy got one of three right.
Meanwhile, UK and Germany are firing up old coal burning plants to keep from grid collapse.
Deutsche Welle is dependent on Putin’s generosity. Good luck with that Deutsche Dummies.
Not exactly a “crisis” is it. More like good news.
When our sun goes nova?
Just recall what Ecclesiastes 1:4 says.
The first of millions of articles soon to appear now that the pail of sheep spit has decided that his #1 priority is the climate. All about convincing the public so they can pass fascist legislation that takes away more of our rights and assets.
“Not exactly a “crisis” is it. More like good news.”
For us it is good. For farmers and ranchers down South and out west it is their nightmare. They are drying up.
Why for the last few years semi trucks are being sent from those parched areas are buying up our hay for obscene prices.
“When John Curtis, a Republican from Utah, formed a Conservative Climate Caucus...”
This is what’s known as astro-turfing. Make believe you are a conservative so you can sway policy. Just like the Log Cabin Republicans. They are fully paid and sponsored by George Soros money.
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