Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis (who was ousted by the Tea Party) is, as far as I can tell, a true climate hawk. Some of the best speeches I’ve seen on climate change have come from him. Unfortunately, he’s essentially been kicked out of Republican national-level politics as a result of this. But he’s doing all he can to allow more conservatives the space and freedom to educate themselves about global warming and climate change and stimulate action from that side of the aisle. After all, everyone is screwed if we don’t have water to drink, our houses are getting burned down, extremely large megastorms are tearing up our cities, and new diseases are wreaking havoc on society.
Here’s more on his new project, the Energy and Enterprise Initiative (E&EI), a nationwide public engagement campaign, from sister site Red, Green, and Blue:
Sane conservatives want to end climate denial and do something about dirty energy (via Red Green & Blue)
George Mason University announced today the formation of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative (E&EI), a nationwide public engagement campaign led by former Congressman Bob Inglis that will explore and promote conservative solutions to America’s energy and climate challenges. E&EI will operate from…
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