Before we get conservative politicians to change their minds regarding climate change we must get them to listen, a rather Herculean task in itself. (Why Is the GOP Ignoring Its Own Climate Scientists About Climate Change?
by Marvin Meadors, 3/22/2012
According to a fascinating article by Katherine Bagley prosaically titled "GOP Not Listening to its Own Climate Scientists on Climate Change," a group of prominent conservative scientists, many of them evangelicals, approached conservative politicians to educate them on climate change and predictably the pols have not "warmed," shall we say, to their efforts.
Although usually loath to announce their political leanings, these Republican-affiliated scientists thought conservatives may be receptive to scientists with conservative credentials. Who are these concerned scientists and how do they get conservative politicians to embrace climate change when many of them see the use of alternative energies as a step toward anarchy? more...