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All IPCC definitions taken from Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Annex I, Glossary, pp. 941-954. Cambridge University Press.

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Chip Cravaack

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

Quotes by Chip Cravaack vs What the Science Says
"If everybody, if all the United States we go totally green, but other countries throughout this world don't follow suit, can you tell me what kind of tick that's even going to put in the CO2 emissions?"
31 March 2011 (Source)

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

"back when I was graduating from high school I remember the "great global cooling". Is this "great global cooling" similar to the great global warming that is going on today?"
31 March 2011 (Source)

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

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