It's hard to tell what's going on in our minds but the cognitive dissonance displayed by our political leaders on climate change has apparently taken hold among the rest of us as well.
It's as though we're trying not to make a decision out of fear of the decision and what it might mean, the changes it might require. Yet, by avoiding it, we are making a decision. We are opting for an outcome, a very dangerous result.
Those of us in the ripening years may escape the worst of it but our kids won't and our grandkids will bear the full brunt of this very decision we're taking by looking the other way.
Anyway, here's the Associated Press report that was incorrectly formatted in the previous post.