A prominent Republican Kansas legislator comes out in support of Sebelius and against his ideological brethren on the subject of Kansas coal plants:

When every Academy of Science in every developed, industrialized nation agrees, and when the overwhelming number of scientists throughout the world state man-made global warming is a reality, then I would ask this: Can we afford to gamble that all of them are wrong? You may be a skeptic. I am a true believer.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is the first government agency in the United States to cite carbon dioxide emissions as the reason for rejecting air permission for a proposed coal-fired generating plant.

Given recent bumbling history in our state, which has caused us much ridicule, I am, for a change, proud to be a Kansan. I just hope our Legislature doesn’t mess it up.

Grist thanks its sponsors. Become one.

UPDATE: Sebelius herself has also come out against the bill.