The Republican Party wants you and every other American, including our children to believe that climate change is not real. The future of our planet and any effort to address the very real impact of emissions on our environment isn’t important compared with a corporation’s ability to make a profit without regulation. Scientific opinion doesn’t hold water with them. They know better.
Now in the state of Idaho, the education committee has just approved a new basic science curriculum, and in doing so, they eliminated the five paragraphs about climate change. While one member suggested that it didn’t prevent teachers from teaching about climate change, according to ThinkProgress,
Another Republican legislator, Rep. Scott Syme, argued that the original standards, which included five paragraphs about climate change, did not teach “both sides of the debate.”
There is no debate. There aren’t two sides. There is just denial and the facts.