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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Jon Huntsman's Climate Change Denialism

There is much ado today as yesterday about Huntsman's pointed derision of the climate change denialism of his Republican colleagues -- but it is worth pointing out that unless Huntsman proposes policies to ameliorate catastrophic climate change there is actually no substantive difference between his and their positions. As the pragmatists taught us long ago, a difference in belief that yields no difference in conduct is a difference that doesn't make a difference.

1 comment:

jollyspaniard said...

People forget that George W Bush never denied climate change either.