Journalists grilled GOP politicians on climate change. It didn’t go well
Major climate science reports usually pass by largely unnoticed, but in the wake of the latest IPCC report a number of journalists laudably grilled Republican lawmakers about its findings. While their responses were predictably terrible, it’s nevertheless crucial for journalists to hold GOP politicians accountable for their climate denial and policy inaction. Donald Trump’s answers were particularly ignorant and nonsensical in his 60 Minutes interview with Lesley Stahl.
Original Title: Republican lawmakers react to the IPCC report – ‘we have scientists’ too! | Dana Nuccitelli
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/oct/17/republican-lawmakers-react-to-the-ipcc-report-we-have-scientists-too