Jerry Brown to Republican Presidential Candidates: Welcome, ‘Merchants of Destruction!’

Article posted on September 16th, 2015 by WhatAmIMissingHere

Scientific pronouncements global warmingEDITOR”S COMMENT: I thought this comment was on target: Moonbeam Brown the best response to your global warming crap is it does not exist. It is nothing more them a liberal money making scam that has never been proven . By the way I thought you idiots changed the name to climate change which we all know happens four times a year naturally.

By Bloomberg

As he struggles to bring under control devastating wildfires that he blames at least partly on global warming, California Governor Jerry Brown has an un- welcome message for the Republican presidential candidates gathering in his state for a debate Wednesday.

“I would challenge these Republican presidential candidates to speak to what is certainly one of the fundamental issues of our time,” Brown said in an interview. “They fancy themselves defenders of life but they actually are willing merchants of destruction. I would like to see them be honest about climate change.”

… In a March 2014 Gallup poll  climate change ranked as the 14th most important issue out of 15 surveyed, topping only race relations among issues about which survey respondents said they cared a “great deal.”  The Republican presidential candidates are equally non-alarmist.

Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have backed away from policies such as subsidizing solar and wind power because they are unpopular with the public, said Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, the free-market group backed by the billionaire Koch brothers. Regardless of the rhetoric around climate change, candidates know better than to advocate policies that drive up energy prices and stifle economic growth in the name of minimizing global warming, Phillips said in a telephone interview.

Donald Trump, The billionaire real-estate developer and Republican front- runner , told CNN’s Jake Tapper, the moderator of Wednesday’s debate, that he’s not convinced that humans are warming the planet. “I’m a huge believer in clean air,” Trump said June 28 on CNN’s “State of the Union. “”I’m not a huge believer in the global-warming phenomenon.” Even if human activities are contributing to global warming, he said the U.S. shouldn’t bear the burden of changing its practices while China is allowed to continue polluting.     (my emphasis)

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