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Legislation #2

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Richard Hake

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Why Democrats in Congress Fail To Support Climate Change
Legislation #2

Posted: Jun 12, 2013 1:16 PM
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Some subscribers to MathEdCC might be interested
in a recent post "Why Democrats in Congress Fail
To Support Climate Change Legislation #2" [Hake
(2013)]. The abstract reads:

ABSTRACT: In my discussion-list post "Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse - Time to Wake Up: GOP
Opposition to Climate Science" at
<http://yhoo.it/100EVIY> I wrote: "Unfortunately,
Democrats in Congress are almost as unenlightened
as Republicans."

In response, a subscriber wrote to me: "In case
anyone missed this excellent dissection of
climate science opposition, here's why Demos are
apparently 'unenlightened': ['Frontline - Climate
of Doubt' (PBS, 2012)] at

I list the ALL-STAR cast and their online
resumés: 19 Anthropomorphic Global Warming
*Believers* and 20 Anthropomorphic Global Warming

To access the complete 13 kB post please click on <http://yhoo.it/11GTu2H>.

Richard Hake, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Indiana University
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". . .American politics is being completely
defined by huge sums of money. [In 2008] we had
really a very broad coalition of people who
believed that we ought to move forward [on
climate change legislation] and do something. But
as the [2012} campaign and the fear built up,
people began to retreat. [Conservative
organizations] spent huge sums of money IN A
CAPS]. . . . that had a profound impact. And it
has now made many people in public life very
gunshy because they're afraid of having those
amounts of money spent against them. . . . .
.There's nothing like a loss in an election. . .
. .[ as for Bob Ingliss of South Carolina,
defeated by BIG $$ from conservative
organizations]]. . . . . to promote fear in the
survivors. And that's exactly what happened in
the United States Congress."
- John Kerry, transcript PBS (2012)

REFERENCES [URL's shortened by <http://bit.ly/> and accessed on 12 June 2013.]
Hake, R.R. 2013. "Why Democrats in Congress Fail
To Support Climate Change Legislation" online on
the OPEN! Net-Gold archives at
<http://yhoo.it/11GTu2H>. Post of 11 Jun 2013
19:58:37-0700 to AERA-L and Net-Gold. The
abstract and link to the complete post are being
distributed to various discussion lists and are
also on my blog Hake'sEdStuff at
<http://bit.ly/17H3ZHk> with a provision for

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