Koch Brothers Fuel the GOP’s War on Climate Science

Even as climate scientists affirm that climate change is intensifying hurricanes, Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans continue to deny that human activity is altering the climate. After Irma, reporters asked Trump on Airforce One if his views about climate change had been altered. Trump responded dismissively with the simplistic claim that “we’ve had bigger storms.” In this interview for The Real News, I speak to investigative reporter Bruce Livesey about the real reason for the Republicans’ detachment from reality: big money. My interview with Mr. Livesey can be seen here:


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