Nothing better illustrates the great need to expose the sloppy science and financial interests propelling the global warming alarmist agenda than President Barack Obama's comments on climate change in his second inaugural address.
As the Wall Street Journal pointed out, ‚ÄúOne of his most passionate moments was ‚Ä¶ devoted to addressing ‚Äėclimate change,' of all things. ‚Ä¶ Mr. Obama says it will be a major priority in the next four years.‚ÄĚ
By invoking the name of God and the ‚Äúcreed of our fathers‚ÄĚ in his challenge, the President's statements should not only be responded to by American's in general, but by Evangelicals in particular. With that in mind, let's take a look at exactly what the President said, and offer a brief response from a sound scientific and Biblical perspective.
The President said, ‚ÄúWe, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.‚ÄĚ
Betray our children? How about betraying them by increasing the national debt by $10 trillion in four years and laying out a fiscal path to expand it still more, saddling each of them with more than $40,000 in debt from the moment of birth? Our national debt is likely to harm our children far more than climate change, because, as even the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has forecast, poverty leads to more illnesses and premature deaths over the coming century than even the high-end projections of global warming.
The President went on to say, ‚ÄúSome may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none c