The climate is changing. It’s true. Earth’s climate has always changed and global warming was a prerequisite for the growth and expansion of human civilization. So it’s disappointing to learn that only 70 percent of Americans believe the climate is changing.
That’s according to a new Monmouth University poll, which has more to do with the politics of climate change than the science, though you wouldn’t necessarily know it from the way the press covered it.
The Hill newspaper reported on Tuesday that the poll found “a stark partisan divide” on the question…
"The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to joint exercises with allies. A new directive's theme: The U.S. Armed Forces must show 'resilience' and beat back the threat based on 'actionable science.' It says the military will not be able to maintain effectiveness unless the directive…[more]