Bush changes position on Global Warming

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    What has happened to your supreme leader, RSR? :rofl:

    Full story: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/32856c56-0f84-11dc-a66f-000b5df10621.html
     
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    Mr Bush said: “Science has deepened our understanding of climate change and opened new possibilities for confronting it.

    “By the end of next year, America and other nations will set a long-term global goal for reducing greenhouse gases.”



    This sounds alot like flip flopping to me.
     
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    President Bush is basically now acknowledging that global warming is real and man made. I'm not making that claim, but I find it interesting to learn what the loyal Bushies will think about this...
     
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    It was only a matter of time. Besides, all the loyal bush supporters/ conservatives dont really care about the research done on climate change. They just hold their position because its the right (wing) thing to do. They would jump off a bridge if bush told them too. Instead of doing their own research and deciding for themselves. Especially RSR.
     
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    To be fair, there is ample evidence to support both arguements. for and against Climate change.

    I just find it strange that Bush would change sides, when there is evidence to support his original position.
     
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    I don't think this can be called a flip flop or reversal of position or whatever. I don't recall Bush ever saying that he didn't believe in man made global warming in the first place.

    Unfortunately I think Bush is the one caveing into popularity on this one. Beleiveing that man is causing global warming is the popular thing right now after all. Yet there is plenty of highly credible research out there that says man has little to do with the current warming trend.
     
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    are you suggesting that the preponderance of credible research does NOT support man's influence in global warming?
     
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    That is also my point. I'm not arguing in favor of global warming; I'm just saying it's very very odd that Bush would change positions like this.
     
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    There is credible evidence on both sides of the global warming debate.
     
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    I believe the question is not so much whether or not humans influence the factors that contribute to global warming, but rather how much do we influnce these factors.
     

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