It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming It is a scam. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming.
This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap maybe even a credibility chasm on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment.
Since the day he came into office President Bush has worked to gut more than 34 years of hard work by weakening many of our Nation's standing environmental laws some of which were signed into law by his father.
Public discourse has been polluted now for decades by corporate-funded disinformation - not just with climate change but with a host of health environmental and societal threats. The implications for the planet are grim.
There has been a banking crisis a financial crisis an economic crisis a social crisis a geostrategic crisis and an environmental crisis. That's considerable in a country that's used to being protected.
Time after time we're told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations environmental protections and labor standards - giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on.
I hope that in future Congresses there will reemerge a recognition that climate change is a reality that our policies to meet our energy needs must also deal responsibly with environmental issues including the damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
There are more effective ways of tackling environmental problems including global warming proliferation of plastics urban sprawl and the loss of biodiversity than by treaties top-down regulations and other approaches offered by big governments and their dependents.
It is one of the issues that will have to be worked through however let me make the point and I think anyone would accept that if you set it up properly not only will you get better environmental outcomes you have a chance to create more wealth with the available resource.
At Current television is all we do - that's our business. We don't have amusement parks I have to worry about we don't have environmental cases against us we don't have a series of outdoor-advertising companies.