And were starting to see those impacts today. But Republican state leaders have voiced deep skepticism about climate change and whether humans are responsible.They insist that even if the science were true, Texas can do nothing meaningful to reverse climate change without hurting its economy. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) does not consider greenhouse gases to be a danger to the environment. And Gov. Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott , the favorite in the 2014 governor’s race, have fought the federal government’s attempts to combat global warming at every turn.
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