Time for a new thread on AGW. (Previous one here. See also posts mentioning "climate" in the thread "Tales of Your New Republican Majority!;" e.g., here, here, and here.)
To start us off, three posts addressing this question from Charles Johnson:
Want to know why I totally reject the GOP and the right wing?
• GOP and Energy Lobbies In Closed Talks to Destroy All Climate Change Rules
• Why Does the GOP Hate Clean Air?
• Republicans Trying to Defund CIA's Climate Monitoring Program
And in case you hadn't already heard
The year 2010 tied with 2005 as the warmest year since records began in 1880.