A Hard Look at Where Republicans Stand on Climate Policy

Democrats are dominating the public dialogue on climate change.
That is just a fact. It’s part of their party platform in a way
that it’s simply not for Republicans. And yet, things aren’t
entirely black and white — or blue and red.

In this episode, we look at a range of Republican views on
climate issues, from flat out denialism to reticent acceptance to
legitimate climate commitments.

We discuss President Trump’s replacement for Obama’s Clean
Power Plan, we look at new polling numbers that show Republican
voters are concerned about their party’s stance on climate
change, and we dig into conservative alternatives to the Green New
Deal.

The Republican Party stance on climate change is shifting —
but will any conservative climate proposals actually address the
issue?

We sit down with former six-term South Carolina Congressman Bob
Inglis, a thought leader of the eco-right, to get his take is on
the current state of American politics and hear how he’s
continuing to advance a conservative climate platform through his
non-profit RepublicEN.

Recommended Reading:


  • The Hill:
    Addressing Climate Change Is A Win For Republicans –
    Why Not Embrace It?

  • GTM:
    Trump Administration Finalizes Revamp of Obama-Era Coal
    Rule

  • The Hill:
    GOP Pollster Luntz: Majority Of Younger Republicans
    Worried By Party Stance On Climate Change
  • Third
    Way
    : The New Climate Consensus
  • E&E
    News:
    GOP Ready To “Cross The Rubicon” On Climate –
    Graham

  • Matt Gaetz:
    Addressing Climate Change Through A Green Real
    Deal

  • Greentech Media:
    A Divided Climate Means We All Lose
  • RepublicEN

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Source: FS – GreenTech Media
A Hard Look at Where Republicans Stand on Climate Policy