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How has religion, media and politics impeded efforts to deal with Climate Change?

This is a link to the National Climate Change Assesment. 

http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/highlights/overview/overview

 A recent report on Great Plains , last paragraph states some politicians will be resisitant to the water conservation measures needed to deal with current problems.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/09/3435944/national-climate-assessment-great-plains/

Mark Rubio's comments yesterday are an example of  how some of our leaders will look at policymaking of this issue.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/08/3435779/rubio-obama-meteorologist/

"This report is part of the game the president is playing to distract Americans from his unchecked regulatory agenda that is costing our nation middle-class jobs, new economic opportunities and our ability to be energy independent," Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., told The Wall Street Journal.

Scientific American reports on religious opposition to climate change.ABC had this commentary from Micheal Northcott, not an opposition.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-move-is-afoot-to-keep-ate-science-out-of-classrooms/


ABC had this commentary from Micheal Northcott, not an opposition.

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2014/03/10/3960191.htm


I found that most of the religious opposition to science had to do with Evolution.. not climate change. If you find something noteworthy on that opposition, please post it in the commentaries, so I can review and possibly add to this

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