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Steve Scalise

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

Quotes by Steve Scalise vs What the Science Says
"they are trying to actually change our economy in the United States in a way that would run millions of jobs out of this country."
8 March 2011 (Source)

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

"we saw in Climategate, they used a trick to hide the decline."
8 March 2011 (Source)

The 'decline' refers to a decline in northern tree-rings, not global temperature, and is openly discussed in papers and the IPCC reports.

"there is dispute over this claim that man is the cause of global warming."
8 March 2011 (Source)

Multiple sets of independent observations find a human fingerprint on climate change.

"I think it is clear that the science 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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