Idaho governor acknowledges that climate change is real
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
Last week Idaho Gov. Brad Little acknowledged that climate change is real, according to reporting from High Country News.
The admission came at an event organized by the Idaho Environmental Forum.
“I mean, I’m old enough that I remember feeding cows all winter long in deep snow … boy, back in the old days when I was a kid, we had winters,” Little said.
Although studies have shown that humans are causing global temperature increases, the issue of climate change has remained mostly out of the political discourse, especially for Republicans.
For that reason, Little’s statement stands out as unique.
In Washington, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, a possible presidential candidate, has spoken frequently about climate change.
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