Now Global Warming is Shown to be a Hoax, Should Government Funding Be Reduced?
Now that leading scientists are recanting their stories about global warming being unequivocal to the world may not be warming much at all, should government funding of global warming research be reduced to reduce the federal deficit? How much should global warming research be reduced? 10%, 25%, or 100%?
Asked By: Dr Jello - AGW RIP 1980-2010 - 2/14/2010
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Yes, and this principle should be applied to all government departments and agencies. For instance, every time the Department of Homeland Security, CIA, etc, fails to do their job in stopping terrorists (i.e., the Detroit underwear bomber fiasco), they should have their budget cut by at least 10%, and the top officials... More
Answered By: New Deal Democrat - 2/14/2010
Additional Answers (12)
Answered By: Wally - 2/14/2010
I do not think Global Warming is a hoax.
Answered By: Ansi C - 2/14/2010
I think 10% or less than that, just in case. as humans, we are constantly learning new things and we might find out that we were right in the first place. Besides, conserving energy can't hurt.
Answered By: capoeirakid - 2/14/2010
Global Warming should be reduced to 0%, find other real problems and truthful solutions..
Answered By: starleo51 - 2/14/2010
If global warming is truly a hoax then yes funding should be reduced. The money could be put to better use especially at tough times. The reduced amount however shouldn't be a ballpark figure; It should be based on analysis on what, when and how unnecessary spending are used.
Answered By: fenson j - 2/14/2010
Some climate research should continue, and it is important to have reliable data. Obviously, enormous amounts of money were wasted on the East Anglia CRU. The earth has more pressing problems.
Answered By: coldfuse - 2/14/2010
I actually think that if anything research money should be increased... More
Answered By: david b - 2/14/2010
25% reduction... More
Answered By: thisisconner - 2/14/2010
Not only should it be reduced, but all of the funding given out to date should be returned
Answered By: hardwoodrods - 2/14/2010
For the record it is called Global Climate Change. Not only is proven to be true (sources posted below) but more research means a better understanding (Good understanding wins favor - proverbs 13:15... More
Answered By: Neill O - 2/14/2010
AGW is a scam not a hoax. A hoax implies completely untrue. This has been a scam to exaggerate in order to profit. I'd reduce funding 50%.
Answered By: rusty_1491 - 2/15/2010
Ansi C - "I do not think Global Warming is a hoax." -> Seriously... More
Answered By: GreenieMax - 2/15/2010
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