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Michael Burgess

The two columns below show quotes (left column) from Michael Burgess paired with what the science says (right column). Click on text in right column for full details.

Quotes by Michael Burgess vs What the Science Says
"what we are really talking about is placing energy costs beyond the reach of the average middle?class American family."
8 March 2011 (Source)

Those who contribute the least greenhouse gases will be most impacted by climate change.

"In the 1970s, we have all seen the cover of Time Magazine. The earth was cooling and the next Ice Age was on the way. It was the consensus of scientists at that time that that was fact and there was no point in debating it any further."
8 March 2011 (Source)

The vast majority of climate papers in the 1970s predicted warming.

"if we were to ever pass Waxman?Markey and those efforts were to be successful, how do we do this by ourselves when it is, in fact, a global climate change that we are talking about?"
8 March 2011 (Source)

If every nation agrees to limit CO2 emissions, we can achieve significant cuts on a global scale.

"My opinion, for what it is worth, is that the science behind global temperature changes is not settled."
8 March 2011 (Source)

That human CO2 is causing global warming is known with high certainty & confirmed by observations.

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