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David McKinley

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

Quotes by David McKinley vs What the Science Says
"Dr. Pielke, we have had some come before us and say it is a precursor to global warming; you are going to see the emission of greenhouse gases is a precursor to global warming. But yet, from my reading, your paper, Landsea's, Hal Lewis', and others have indicated that what they are finding in Antarctica, the Russian scientists down there, that the reverse is true."
8 March 2011 (Source)

CO2 didn't initiate warming from past ice ages but it did amplify the warming.

"We have had others come before this group and say that there is no cost?effective way to handle the greenhouse gas emissions, not cost effective. Others have testified that higher energy costs are a result of the greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. And others have talked about the high energy costs will cause economic malaise and deter the manufacturing expansion."
8 March 2011 (Source)

The benefits of a price on carbon outweigh the costs several times over.

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