From Harrison H. Schmitt’s “Climate and the Constitution, Parts 1, 2, 3”
[Note by Dr. Ed Berry: Senator Schmitt wrote three articles that discuss climate and the constitution. To make it easier for you to follow his three articles, I summarize them here. The numbers throughout the text are the references he has cited in his articles.]
A. Political choices
Americans should think long and hard about their children’s future before giving up liberties and incomes to politicians in Washington and at the United Nations in the name of “doing something” about climate change.
Trying to “do something” about the current slow, long-term warming in Earth-surface temperatures will not work against natural climate forces.
In the name of the impossible goal of climate control, Congress is preparing to vote on legislation that would seriously and unconstitutionally harm the American economy and its employment. [Read more…]