GOP ex-lawmaker: Facts will ‘overwhelm’ GOP opposition to climate change

The Hill 23 July 2012.

Former Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.), who is trying to build support for a carbon tax, said the facts on global warming will “overwhelm” GOP resistance to climate change action and alter the party’s stance.

“What we have been doing so far is sort of shrinking in science denial and holding onto shaky ideology that really will be overwhelmed by the facts,” the former GOP lawmaker said in an interview broadcast Sunday

“If you attach the negative externalities, the hidden cost, to those fossil fuels, then the economics would be set right for the challenger fuels to succeed in a fair competition,” Inglis said…

http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/239397-ex-lawmaker-facts-will-overwhelm-gop-on-climate-change

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