When the debate [is about whether] climate change is real or not, I don’t think the American people are being done a service. If you take the scientific evidence, it is totally clear that, in fact, climate change is real.
Steve Schmidt recognizes that money is the key to both environmental stewardship and economic growth. As Vice Chairman at Edelman, Steve Schmidt is a strategic counselor to CEOs and decision makers at a variety of organizations. He is recognized as one of the top public affairs and political strategists in the country, having provided counsel on a wide range of issues, from technology to financial services to energy. Prior to Edelman, Schmidt was a senior campaign strategist for President George W. Bush's 2004 re-election campaign and Senator John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.
Schmidt is currently a political analyst for MSNBC and also appears frequently on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on HBO.