With climate change, life imitates art

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  • There is a new tone of intolerance when it comes to diversity of climate opinion @KennethPGreen

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  • "With us or against us" has been the sraightforward philosophy of green climatists @KennethPGreen

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  • The Right has refined their tolerance equation to match that of the Left: “you’re either with us or against us.”

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In what some consider one of the great science fiction series, "Babylon 5," there is an alien race called the Drazi. Every five years, half the Drazi don green sashes, and half don purple sashes, after which they fight for political supremacy. It doesn’t matter what one believes, only what color sash one wears. Some people dispute that science fiction predicts reality. I would refer those people to the recent changes in the debate over climate change.

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