EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Questions Basic Facts About Climate Change

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  1. Rivercard

    Rivercard Too much good stuff

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    I guess the knucklehead doesn't realize water temperature rises too. Let's put him in an ocean front home in Miami and see what happens as the sea level rises just a mere few feet.
     
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    They certainly aren’t in agreement as to how much carbon is affecting the planet.
    Nor how much needs to be reduced to make any changes.
     
  3. MrYeahbut

    MrYeahbut rilly bruh, rilly?? Contributor

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    Regardless of mistakes made by previous administrations, both Republican and Democratic, I have no confidence in the current administration to advance the process of further study, to our common peril.
     
  4. TJ

    TJ Swaggy Head Coach

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    And he wants to end the program that sets goals for vehicle fuel efficiency. Seriously, these anti-policies are a joke
     
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    We know that carbon in the atmosphere does affect the planet in many negatively desired ways and we know that reducing carbon in the atmosphere would mitigate these affects. It's semantics what you claim.
     
  6. Russ Smith

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    But even the biggest climate skeptic in the world understands that pollution is NOT good for the world. You can argue until blue in the face that Co2 is not a bad thing, but can't in good conscience argue that increasing the use of coal is NOT bad for the environment. There's no such thing as "clean coal" as Trump and Pruitt keep touting. Intentionally undermining renewables like solar and wind to try and push the coal and oil agenda(for personal financial gain) is going to harm the environment.

    There's just no rational reason to NOT reduce emissions of CO2 because most emissions of Co2 occur as part of pollution.
     
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    Town Drunk Longest serving ASFN lurker

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  8. carrrnuttt

    carrrnuttt Didactic

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    We knew he fought against the EPA for personal enrichment (the ONLY reason people and companies usually do so). Why should it change now, that he's in charge of it?
     

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