The following is from Angling Trade, a fly fishing business publication. This diatribe makes it pretty clear of their opinion that a rift is rippling through the fly fishing community.
“Businesses Mean Business on Climate Change
Donald Trump may be sweet on big business, but he’s been decidedly sour in his tweet tirades about the “Chinese-concocted” climate change hoax. Now a collective of powerful American companies is calling on the president-elect to get with the science and guarantee the country’s continued fight against global warming.
In an open letter delivered last week, outdoor industry players such as The North Face, Burton, and K2 Sports joined hundreds of like-minded brands urging America’s Big Cheese to, “re-affirm our deep commitment to addressing climate change through the implementation of the historic Paris Climate Agreement.”
It will be fascinating to see if such deep blue state agendas play well in the bright red states of Dixie. We’ll keep you posted.