Before Kerry got a word in, Gingrich conceded that global warming is real, that humans have contributed to it and that "we should address it very actively." Gingrich held up Kerry's new book, "This Moment on Earth," and called it "a very interesting read." He then added a personal note about saving vulnerable species from climate change. "My name, Newt, actually comes from the Danish Knut, and there's been a major crisis in Germany over a polar bear named Knut," he confided.Good for him, although I doubt this will increase his chances to run for President among the anti-science crowd that thrives in Republican circles.
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Gingrich to Gore
Newt Gingrich has apparently morphed into Al Gore. In what was supposed to be a debate yesterday on PBS between John Kerry and Newt Gingrich on climate change, it turns out there was no debate: