In California, the greatest natural resource, water, is in extremely short supply and the oil industry, the Nestle Corporation, and corporate agriculture is rapidly draining what is left of California water for pure profit.
It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that "denying it (climate change), or refusing to deal with it endangers our national security. Anything less is negligence. It is a dereliction of duty and it undermines the readiness of our forces," he was describing and referring to Republicans.
In a joint press release, NOAA and NASA scientists reported that 2014 was the warmest year on earth, since at least 1880.
The anti-science crowd loves science that gave them automobiles, medicine, electricity, sanitation, and ability to communicate easily with any location on Earth, and they depend on medical science to eliminate threats to their lives. It is curious, then, that when the preponderance of scientists from around the world warn them of an existential threat to their health, well-being, and their nation's survival, the extremists claim it is "an attack on their way of life."
Texas Republicans want to "fix" the economy by getting rid of NASA, the air force, the Federal Aviation Administration and every other government agency established after 1776.
Between last week's report on climate change and the devastation at home from super-storms, flooding, droughts, wild fires, tornados and this week's news Antarctica is melting, conservatives went berserk and accused scientists using data, reason, and knowledge to bully people.
What Rubio is endorsing is murder, murder on a vast scale, in a bizarre and twisted homage to a supreme being whose "testament" hails his repeated acts of genocide as somehow holy.