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Will The Planet Survive Views Of EPA Leader Scott Pruitt? | Blue Oklahoma
It's no real surprise, of course, but it didn't take that long before Oklahoma's former Attorney General Scott Pruitt, now head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, openly revealed his anti-environment philosophy and his crass and open embrace of the fossil fuel industry. Scott Pruitt, the new head of the EPA, does not believe that CO2 is a primary contributor to climate change. Honestly, this is pathetic. pic.twitter.com/zFM0H1sG35— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) March 10, 2017 When asked recently in an CNBC interview whether he thought carbon dioxide had contributed to global warming, Pruitt responded: I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there's tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact, so no, I would not agree that it's a primary contributor to the global warming that we see. This very important "no" contradicts his agency's own web site and his earlier comments at his confirmation hearing