The North Carolina legislature was mocked for a bill that would have prevented the state from planning for "accelerated sea level rise" predicted by scientific data. But we're not the only state accused of being anti-science--here are four more.
Scientists answer questions about the science rather the the politics surrounding sea level rise.
North Carolina’s legislators are claiming to promote common sense while confronting the threat of rising ocean levels along the state’s coast. The Senate committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources unanimously passed House Bill 819 to the senate floor June 7. The controversial bill stipulates that predictions of sea-level rise must reflect historic trends. For the past decade, several climate experts have predicted...
North Carolina has yet again come to national attention. In the June 4 episode of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert satirically described Replacement House Bill 819, which rejects sea level rise predictions by the Coastal Resources Commission’s Science Panel.