Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Global Warming Meltdown in the Supreme Court

Check out the Pump Handle for a new post by David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, the two historians who authored "Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution," discussing the serious problems our nation faces when questioning by Supreme Court justices in a major case over the government's responsibility to address global warming make it clear
that there is a fundamental misunderstanding of science and the history of science at work here that is sadly being used to cover up essentially ideological opposition to the regulation of the industries that create the gases that threaten the planet.
This time, the sky really is falling, and the highest court in the land isn't taking it seriously.