Maybe We Should Call Them Climate Truthers?
Al Gore's global warming cult gains another acolyte
To help her presentation on global warming, Roberta Fernandez flashes a map of Florida.
It shows the southern half of the state underwater, including Tampa Bay. "If Greenland melts the sea will rise 20 feet," says Fernandez, who calls herself a Climate Messenger.
There are gasps in the audience of smart, but mostly uninformed staffers at a local mortgage and real estate firm who have given up their lunch hour to hear her message.
And there is the requisite America-bashing aspect to this "truth" movement as well:"No wonder the rest of the world hates us!" added loan officer Matt Moskos, 28, referring to the United States' disproportionate 30 percent share of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.