Saturday, December 4, 2010

More Death of Climate Fad: Pelosi's Panel Sacked

So much for ol' Bug Eye's climate panel. It was dumb while it lasted. LOL! More evidence that this fad and myth will only be a footnote in history.

Republicans will eliminate the House committee created by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to highlight the threat of climate change, Representative James Sensenbrenner, the top Republican on the panel, said today.

In one of her first acts as speaker in 2007, Pelosi, a California Democrat, created the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming to draw attention to climate-change science and showcase how a cap on carbon dioxide needn’t be a threat to economic growth.

Republicans, who won control of the House in the Nov. 2 election, have opposed legislative efforts to regulate carbon emissions as a tax on energy. When the panel convened today, Sensenbrenner, a Wisconsin Republican, said that the hearing “will be the last of the select committee.”

[From Pelosi Climate Panel Dies in Republican Sweep of House - Bloomberg]