But don’t expect Kansas Republicans or their supporters to change their mind about global warming or climate change.
According to KAKE TV the average temperature for the continental US last month was 77.6 degrees. That breaks the old record from July 1936, in the Dust Bowl days. Records have been kept since1895.
NASA Scientist James Hansen, a man often called the "godfather of global warming" said that the likely hood of such temperatures occurring from the 1950s to the 1980s was rarer than one in 300, according to NPR. He insisted that now the odds are closer to one in 10. He insisted the changes are not random or normal, but pure and simple climate change.
His analysis is based on statistics and not modelling. He said climate change is happening now and we can see it. He came to that conclusion before the drought.
Richard Muller, professor of physics at the
According to Here and Now, he had long doubted the existence of man-made global warming, and he received funding from a foundation supported by David and Charles Koch, prominent backers of the Tea Party.
The Koch Brothers have finance a foundation of scientists and politicians who have agreed to work towards debunking global warming and climate change as a myth. U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo-Kansas, got $100,000 in donations from Koch Industry. He has opposed supporting alternative fuels, such as wind energy, yet supports subsidies to oil companies, according to ThinkProgress. The Koch Brothers have supported many other politicians as well.
So far the majority of people in
Venus was once an Earth like planet more than a 3 billion years ago. Its poisonous conditions today are a result of extreme climate warming from too much carbon dioxide and water vapor.