Can "skeptics", unlike Republican Congressmen, at least admit that the planet is warming?

Congressional Democrats have tried to add a few science-related amendments to the Republican bill attempting to revoke the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. One amendment from Waxman merely states that global warming is happening: "Congress accepts the scientific finding of the... show more Congressional Democrats have tried to add a few science-related amendments to the Republican bill attempting to revoke the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. One amendment from Waxman merely states that global warming is happening:

"Congress accepts the scientific finding of the Environmental Protection Agency that 'warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now evident from observations of increases in global average air and ocean temperatures, widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising global average sea level"

Every single Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee (31) voted against this, and every other science-related amendment. They can't even acknowledge that the planet is warming.
http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/677-e2-...

Do global warming "skeptics" agree with this position? How do you feel about Congressional Republicans refusing to admit that the planet is warming?
Update: Expel proves gcnp's point and then goes off on a bizarre rant about nuclear power. Lovely.
Update 2: For the record, even though it's *completely* off topic, the Japanese disaster is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to stay inside due to radiation concerns, and if there is a meltdown, it will send large amounts of radiation into the atmosphere. That's your... show more For the record, even though it's *completely* off topic, the Japanese disaster is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to stay inside due to radiation concerns, and if there is a meltdown, it will send large amounts of radiation into the atmosphere. That's your "non-problem"?
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/ap_on_bi_ge/a...

Fortunately most of the radioactive cloud is being blown offshore.
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The main problem with nuclear power remains its cost, because engineers have to try and account for every possible disaster, because any disaster which we didn't prepare for could kill thousands of people. Plus taxpayers are on the hook for all the damages from a nuclear incident, since insurers won't insure nuclear plants. And if a power company defaults on a n
Update 3: ...defults on a nuclear construction loan, the taxpayers are again on the hook. I just don't get this obsession with risky and expensive nuclear power. There are better alternatives, even from a purely economic perspective.
Update 4: Geez Ottawa, you're in the running for worst answer here. I wish I could give you 5 thumbs down for that. EPA regulation is not remotely like a tax, and please stop playing word games.
Update 5: More updates on that "non problem". I recommend watching the interview with nuclear expert Lyman. Effectively the nuclear engineers are putting their lives on the line to keep the reactor in a stable state. If they're forced to leave, it could be an extremely dangerous... show more More updates on that "non problem". I recommend watching the interview with nuclear expert Lyman. Effectively the nuclear engineers are putting their lives on the line to keep the reactor in a stable state. If they're forced to leave, it could be an extremely dangerous situation.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout...
Update 6: Yet more updates from the "non problem". If this is a non problem, I'd hate to see what a problem looks like.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110316/ts_n...
Update 7: BGS - thank you, precisely my point. I read the bravenewclimate article (which was interesting, and it's a good site), but it no longer reflects reality. Claiming the Japanese nuclear plants are a "non problem" is a denial of reality, pure and simple.
Update 8: the nuclear disaster...sorry, I mean "non problem"...continues to worsen.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/17/world/...

Expeller continues to rant like a f*cking nutcase.
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