It’s way past time to speak truth to climate arguments this stupid | Lenore Taylor | Environment | The Guardian

Donald Trump’s mouth is seen on a big screen

For precious decades experts have explained, over and over, that the science of climate change is incontrovertible, the consequences of blindly sticking with fossil fuels catastrophic and the costs of inaction far higher than switching to a low-emissions economy.But these facts had no impact on the sceptics, who cling to a worldview where they find “alternative facts”, where fossil fuel power is the only path to prosperity and mounting environmental and economic evidence to the contrary is some kind of dastardly leftwing plot.

Source: It’s way past time to speak truth to climate arguments this stupid | Lenore Taylor | Environment | The Guardian