Watch what happens when a climate change denier takes his kid to the science fair

"Children are being embarrassed at unprecedented rates"

By Lindsay Abrams

Published October 10, 2013 7:09PM (EDT)

   (Screenshot, Science Fair Nightmare)
(Screenshot, Science Fair Nightmare)

To the distant observer, climate deniers -- who blatantly reject scientists' overwhelming consensus that climate change is real and caused by human activity -- seem obstinate and detached from reality. To their children, they're probably downright embarrassing.

A new video from the League of Conservation Voters, Organizing for Action and SHFT follows an imaginary congressman as he accompanies his daughter to her elementary school science fair. Things don't go very well for him:

Sure, the ending seems kind of unrealistic. But we can always dream.

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