Obama says climate change deniers ignoring science

June 14, 2014 • Business

President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address for the University of California, Irvine, Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Obama told the graduating class that today’s young dreams are fed a steady diet of cynicism but argued they have a right to be optimistic. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of the University of California, Irvine.

Obama issued the call to the tens of thousands gathered at Angel Stadium even though he said Congress “is full of folks who stubbornly and automatically reject the scientific evidence” and say climate change is a hoax or fad.

Obama said others duck the question.

“They say, ‘Hey, look, I’m Login to read more

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