I thought only Florida & Wisconsin were the bad guys. The ne'er-do-well states that this year have forbidden the words "climate change" and "global warning."
My new realization: But wait! There's more!
While Florida is definitely getting the bad rap in the news this year, Wisconsin has followed along--but it hasn't gotten as much media attention as Florida did. (For a humorous, but not fully appropriate video for the kiddos in the room, check out Jon Stewart's very snarky mocking of Florida's banning of the terminology.)
As this infographic shows, Florida & Wisconsin aren't alone:
Luckily for the climate change deniers and politicians out there:
Only 97% of climate scientists agree:
"Multiple studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals show that 97 percent or more of actively publishing climate scientists agree: Climate-warming trends over the past century are very likely due to human activities. In addition, most of the leading scientific organizations worldwide have issued public statements endorsing this position." ~Quoted directly from NASA.gov
It's leaving me to want to make some snarky, mocking comments of my own!!
Calvin & Hobbes Image from http://jokideo.com/its-not-denial/; States map from http://www.vocativ.com/usa/us-politics/places-that-would-like-to-ban-the-phrase-climate-change/; Jon Stewart pic from http://bluenationreview.com/daily-show-climate-change/
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