But that’s exactly what South Dakota just did.
The whole point of our condemnation of Cap and Trade is that there is not sufficient evidence of global warming to jam a ton of wealth-redistributing taxation down our throats. And, just likewise, there is no evidence that nothing is happening to our climate either.
Science is reacting to the IPCC mess. It is our hope that scientists stop and offer to start their investigations over again: either disprove it and we move on, or prove it conclusively with good data collection. Then we can analyze the results and determine good policy.
But writing off the possibility of climate change with legislation is the wrong direction to go. And indeed, the Czar expects this is less about good scientific skepticism and more about embarrassing Al Gore.
Post script: can someone explain why the word astrological appears in HR 1009?