Most United States residents feel that world leaders are “morally obligated” to fight climate change, according to a new poll commissioned by Reuters.
Sixty-six percent of the poll’s respondents said world leaders are morally obligated to reduce carbon dioxide emissions that cause climate change, the survey out Friday said.
Even more respondents — 72 percent — said they feel obligated to do what they can to fight carbon pollution.The survey shows that ethical arguments might be one of the best ways to convince Americans that climate change is an important battle. ...TheHill
Meanwhile, in the Senate...
“In case we had forgotten because we keep hearing that 2014 has been the warmest year on record, I ask the chair: You know what this is? It's a snowball and that just from outside here so it's very, very cold out. Very unseasonal,” he said.
“So, Mr. President, catch this,” Inhofe, R-Okla., said on the Senate floor, tossing the snowball to someone off-screen as he tried to suppress a smile. ...ABCNews