Basically, they resent that this no longer the 1950s.
He writes, about the major points of the study:
The scariest part of the report is that last bullet point, that “climate is next.” The Republican civil war is already bringing the US to the brink of financial disaster. It could end up causing the entire planet immeasurable harm. Scientists need to realize that the climate change debate, like the creationism-in-schools debate from a while a back, is actually not about scientific facts. It’s about culture, and that’s a much more difficult problem to address.So what then are those concerned about climate change supposed to do, if facts have little effect and more of them will have less?