Yes, Romney once handed his state's environmental portfolio to a woman who now handles climate change matters for Obama.
Climate change can be a little hard to grasp. It's a long-term trend and some of its symptoms may seem counter-intuitive: for example, it creates temperature volatility (hot and cold spells), heavy rainfall and storms. It's not just about droughts and a steady rise in heat.
But complexity is no excuse for treating readers like idiots.
Funding for new projects fell 30 percent to $24.2 billion from the fourth quarter of 2011 and was down 7 percent from a
year earlier, “undermined by wavering political support and continuing lack of liquidity in the project financing market,”
Ernst & Young said. The U.S. and several countries in Europe are trimming subsidies for wind and solar energy.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has brushed aside claims from a regional airline that it was forced to axe routes because of Labor's carbon tax.
...Ms Gillard responded by saying Transport Minister Anthony Albanese had advised her another airline - Rex - would take over the routes and the carbon tax did not start until July 1.She then attacked Mr Abbott for creating a fear campaign about the carbon tax.
The prime minister said the impact of the carbon tax would result in a "few dollars per flight" and that impact had been factored into the extra assistance offered to families.