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Of Course: Obama’s Commerce Department Nominee is a Global Warming Fanatic

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By Doug Powers  •  May 31, 2011 10:26 PM

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Because designing an economy around the assumption that we’re all about to die from man-made global warming is working out so well for commerce in Spain, let’s keep the ball rolling in the United States:

(CNSNews.com) – John Bryson, nominated by President Barack Obama today to head the Department of Commerce, once said it was “incredibly important” that the United States pass cap and trade legislation and that America needed to become a global leader in combating man-made global warming.

“I regard it as incredibly important that the United States comes forth in this year with federal climate change legislation as a foundation for moving ahead,” Bryson told the U.N. International Energy Conference in late August 2009. “I think we in the U.S. have an obligation to assist in significant ways in providing leadership in this community of nations that you represent and addressing energy and climate change.”
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Bryson, a co-founder of the liberal environmentalist group Natural Resources Defense Council, was most recently a member of the United Nations’ Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change, a panel of scientific and industry experts tasked with providing advice on combating global warming.

The nomination requires Senate approval, but it may not take much to convince Scott Brown and Olympia Snowe that voting against John Bryson is a major contributor to global warming:

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