George Will is so wacky when it comes to denying global warming science, even his fingers wear tinfoil hats.
Last Sunday, Will told a TV pundit panel that the record-setting temperatures being set across America are not related to global warming. "How do we explain the heat? One word: summer."
Will's advice on dealing with the heat? "Get over it."
Ironically, Will is a columnist for The Washington Post, so he must know that Washington, D.C., the hometown to the newspaper where Will works, just had its hottest 10-day stretch of temperatures ever.
D.C., was not alone. According to climate scientists:
-- We had the hottest March since the government began tracking temperatures more than a century ago.
-- April marked the end of the hottest 12-month span ever in the U.S.
-- In June, the U.S. broke 2,284 daily maximum temperature records and tied another 998 (see map).
Getting over it isn't an option. Scientists are in almost unanimous agreement that global temperatures are climbing faster and higher than ever in history, and that the increases mirror the skyrocketing levels of carbon dioxide that we're pumping into the atmosphere.
At Environmental Action, we're trying to force politicians to both admit that global warming is real and to do something about it by taking quick, decisive steps to curbs the pollution that is fueling climate change.
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demanding electing officials treat this issue seriously, and that you won't be getting over it until they act.