Bill Nye: Millennials will Save Us from Climate Change

Interesting comment thread, too.

Watts Up With That?

Bill Nye, Barack Obama, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson selfie Bill Nye, Barack Obama, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson selfie

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

US Television Personality Bill Nye thinks the younger generation will save the world from Climate Change, by forcing the Republican Party to embrace climate narratives to win their vote. But there are a few factors Nye is overlooking.

“Don’t be surprised, after the conservatives, the Republicans, pick somebody, this person goes, well, I’ve been thinking about it and climate change is a big issue. Because I don’t think they can quite get enough — I don’t think the party can quite get enough votes without millennials. Climate denial is almost entirely generational. Only now and then do you meet a young person — nobody your age is a climate denier. Very few. It’s all old people.”

Read more: http://uproxx.com/news/bill-nye-millennials-gop-climate-change/

Is there any evidence to back Nye’s claim that climate skepticism increases with age? The answer is…

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