Because of all the science-flunky climate change deniers (with more to come in the new tea party house), we are all fucked.
Now we're officially giving up on slowing down the warming, and we're being told to start preparing for the inevitable results of ignorant fucks getting their way.
Like we didn't learn that from George Bush and Dick Cheney already.
"The Obama administration, which has been unable to push climate-change legislation through Congress, is urging government agencies to prepare for the “inevitable effects” of global warming."
- U.S. Agencies Urged to Plan for the `Inevitable Effects' of Global Warming - Bloomberg (view on Google Sidewiki)