Select the search type
  • Site
  • Web
Search
Go Green banner ads

Published on Monday, March 13, 2017

EPA Chief Contradicts Established Facts About Global Warming

[ALARMING]

EPA Chief, Scott Pruitt, has publicly come out against well-known established facts about global warming. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency announced that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming. This statement is in direct contradiction with statements released by both NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) in January in which the two organizations clearly identified carbon dioxide as a key factor in global warming.


On Thursday, March 9th, Scott Pruitt spoke with CNBC. He was asked if he believed carbon dioxide to be a primary control knob in global warming. Pruitt said this in response, “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.” Pruitt made this statement despite widespread scientific consensus on the impact and direct link between human carbon dioxide emissions and global warming.


Pruitt was confirmed to his position with the EPA in January. Despite agreeing on the basic fact that climate change does exist, Pruitt is often called a climate change denier because he believes the human impact on climate change is up for debate. He, along with Trump, plan to overturn many of the Obama administration’s major climate regulations, including those that limit the production of carbon emissions.



Rate this article:
No rating
Comments ()Number of views (361)
Print

Search Jobs

Calender

«September 2017»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
28
1719

Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - In or Out?

The practice of mountaintop removal in coal mining has an enormous impact on the environment. And without further study, it won't ever stop.

Read more
29
1720

Industrial Waste is to Blame for the Blue Dogs of India

The blue dogs of Mumbai have been spotted for a several months now and the cause has been traced back to local manufacturing pollution. 

Read more
30
1721

How Plastic Ends Up In Our Seafood

Plastic pollution is everywhere we look: in the water, on the ground, in the air. And frighteningly, it's even in the very food we eat.

Read more
31
1722

Researchers Gain New Perspective on Blue Whale Feeding Behavior

We've all seen blue whales in action before but never quite like this! This footage, captured via drone, gives us a whole new perspective. 

Read more
1
1723

The Status of National Monuments Now Threatened By the Trump Administration

The Beauty of our national monuments has stood protected for years and years. But under the new administration, that could all change...

Read more
23
45
1724

Industrial Farming Responsible for Upcoming Mass Extinction

Researchers have found that industrial-level farming is causing much of the pollution we're seeing today, and it might just be our downfall.

Read more
67
1725

The Environmental Benefits of Buying Locally

We've all heard about the importance of buying local. But what are the real impacts behind it and is it really worth the extra effort?

Read more
8910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829301
2345678

Category

Categories

    Help Us Go Green
      
    Help Us Go Green