The Pope, the Globe, and the Facts
Cal Thomas, Townhall.com
Is it worth radically altering our economies and lifestyles and giving government even more power over us for a climate change faith that has not been fully debated and is problematic at best and wrong at worst?
The Pope’s “Science Advisor” Is an Atheist Who Worships the Earth
The Rush Limbaugh Show
The word for it in the story that I found, one of the most credible stories, is a pantheist, which is a variation of atheist. A pantheist is somebody that believes the earth is a living organism that has the equivalent of a brain and reacts to horrible things done to it by humans.
What’s the most efficient way of reducing harmful emissions? MIT Energy Economics Professor Christopher Knittel shows that revenue-neutral surcharges on emissions are far more efficient than present regulations. Present laws require new cars to be more fuel-efficient. For instance, electric cars get the equivalent of 100 mpg.
Heed the pope’s call for action on climate change
James Corbett, Seacoast Online
In contrast to the Pope, the President, and the majority of the American people, however, climate deniers and their allies in Congress are still trying to block public health and environmental safeguards. On the day the encyclical was released, the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a bill aimed at dismantling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Clean Power Plan, which sets the first ever federal limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. It’s time for polluters and their congressional allies to stop trying to block action on climate, and start working to protect our public health, our environment, and our future.