Art Robinson, Global Warming Skeptic, Elected Oregon GOP Chairman
Robinson, a biochemist who gained support from libertarians like former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) as well as tea party activists during his unsuccessful congressional bids, has been outspoken in his belief that humans are not the root cause of global warming. Robinson is behind the Global Warming Petition Project, which claims to have the support of 31,487 American scientists opposed to climate change theories.Boston GreenFest Puts Focus on Climate Change, Real Solutions - Around the City - Charlestown, MA Patch
"Everyone hears about climate change, but no one wants to believe it," said Dr. Karen Weber, executive director of the Foundation for a Green Future. "We felt it this winter when it snowed so much and we felt it [this summer] when it was hotter than it ever was in Boston. We see it when there are more tornados than ever—even in Massachusetts—and super storms like Sandy. Yet, once these things pass, we forget and go right back to doing what we always did, trying to tell ourselves that we don’t need to make any changes."