Liberals Fuming That Americans Keep Electing Global Warming ‘Deniers’ To Congress

trumpLiberal anti-fossil fuel activists are really frustrated the majority of Americans keep electing Republicans to represent them who disagree with claims that human activities are causing catastrophic global warming.

New research by the Center for American Progress (CAP) Action Fund claims that while 76 percent of Americans believe global warming is happening, 63 percent of the country is represented by “someone in Congress who denies the reality of climate change.”

“Following the second straight year that earned the title of hottest year on record, 59 percent of the Republican House caucus and 70 percent of Republicans in the Senate deny the scientific consensus that climate change is happening and humans are the main cause,” according to an article published on the blog ThinkProgress — the media wing of the CAP Action Fund.

“There are 182 climate deniers in the 114th Congress in 2016 — 144 in the House and 38 in the Senate,” reads the ThinkProgress article. “According to the U.S. Census, that means 202,803,591 people are represented by a climate denier in Congress.”

CAP argues there are more global warming “deniers” in Congress this year than there were when they conducted the same survey last year. ThinkProgress notes “since then 14 House members have revealed themselves to be climate deniers from their public statements. The number stayed the same in the Senate.”

For liberals, this is a huge problem. It signals their millions of dollars in spending to convince people of the dangers of global warming have largely fallen flat. And while liberals point to polling showing three out of four Americans believe global warming exists, there’s more polling indicating warming is not a top concern for voters.

A February YouGov poll of 18,000 people in 17 countries found only 9.2 percent of Americans rank global warming as their biggest concern. The biggest concern for Americans was global terrorism — 28 percent listed it as their top issue.

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    Al Shelton

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    I am sick and tired of all the stats and studies that talk about climate change “deniers”.
    Whether it is on purpose, or through ignorance, skeptics do not “deny” climate change.
    It the “cause” of climate change, that is “denied”.
    The “Alarmists” steadfastly refuse or are unable to, provide PROOF, that CO2 is causing global warming/hence climate change

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    David Lewis

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    I’m with you Al Shelton. I acknowledge that the earth is getting warmer. That means by I would part of the “76 percent of Americans believe global warming is happening” mentioned in the article. It is disgusting how these people get the answer they want by the way state the question.

    The earth has been naturally warming since the end of the mini ice age.

    To support anthropological climate change movement one has to both believe that a significant percentage of the warming is being caused by man and that the warming is enough to be a serious problem. Both of these are not true. That is why other polls show that very few people have a high concern about global warming.

    In that way our political system is working in electing representatives who follow the beliefs of the people. If there is a problem that way, if anything, those representing the alarmist’s view are over represented in Congress.

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    David Lewis

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    I’ll add a quote from Maurice Strong, who is considered by many to the father of global warming.

    “Our concept of ballot box democracy may need to be modified to produce strong governments capable of making difficult decisions, particularly in terms of safeguarding the global environment.”

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    John Wilder

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    There are no scientific experiments done according to the Scientific Method proving CO2 caused global warming. This is because it is impossible for CO2 to be a green house gas as it is 152% heavier than air and does not rise into the atmospere. Don’t believe me, Google the specific gravity of CO2 and see for yourself

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