GOP Senator Lindsey Graham Gets It On Climate Change

Posted by | March 1, 2010 13:39 | Filed under: Top Stories

Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says his party will become more and more irrelevant if it embraces climate change deniers.

I have been to enough college campuses to know if you are 30 or younger this climate issue is not a debate. It’s a value. These young people grew up with recycling and a sensitivity to the environment — and the world will be better off for it. They are not brainwashed. … From a Republican point of view, we should buy into it and embrace it and not belittle them. You can have a genuine debate about the science of climate change, but when you say that those who believe it are buying a hoax and are wacky people you are putting at risk your party’s future with younger people.

It’s a refreshing position from a senator who cares about science and policy more than pandering to the least informed elements of his party on this issue.

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