EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Questions Basic Facts About Climate Change

President Trump’s head of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a major cause of global warming.

 

“I would not agree that [CO2] is a primary contributor to the global warming that we see,”

 

Scott Pruitt said Thursday in an interview with CNBC’s Joe Kernen.

Dan Rather: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Stand Up For Science

(scientificamerican.com)

 

The Trump administration is outlining policies that put our response to climate change in deep jeopardy and threaten to change the fundamental direction of science in the U.S.

 

When historians look back at the presidential election of 2016 they will certainly have many questions, but perhaps the biggest one isn’t getting enough attention today. “What the (insert the popular profanity of the future)?” they will likely ask. “Why was there hardly any mention of climate change?” Or will the future inhabitants of Earth be so distracted by survival that they won’t even care what happened in 2016 when the greatest country on the planet at that time denied this problem existed?