By Robert A. Vella
Painful realities have a way of changing human behavior, but not always in the manner we might expect. In the world of climate change denial – that motley collection of fossil fuel industry interests, their political hacks, anti-regulatory conservative ideologues, and religious fundamentalists who believe Earth is only 6,000 years old – all is not well these days. People everywhere are waking up to the now obvious fact that global warming is indeed real, and that it’s progressing much faster than was previously thought possible.
For example, check out this news from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) – that ultra right-wing political organization which sponsors radical bills in state houses across the nation, and which has close ties with the notorious Koch brothers and other conservative groups. From The Washington Post – This conservative group is tired of being accused of climate denial — and…
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