When scientists conduct cancer research we believe their reports on risks and treatments. Yet we now have nearly an entire political party rejecting the basic science behind climate change even when that science is overwhelming, even when the dangers are enormous, and even when we know how to solve the problem.
Get Smart about Climate and Bernie Sanders' Robin Hood tax bill. It would levy a very small tax on Wall Street financial transactions, including bond and derivative trades. The tax is estimated to raise about $300 billion per year to fund programs such as free higher education, healthcare for all, and a reversal of CLIMATE CHANGE.
Why So Much Climate Denial in Congress? -Earthjustice asks, “Why so much climate change denial in Congress?” They answer, “Follow the money.” Check out this infographic and see for yourself the 163 members of Congress that deny the basic tenets of climate science. Then follow the money and see that on average, climate deniers in Congress take 3.5 times more “dirty energy money.” --------Follow the Money - Why am I not surprised !!