Sigh — Trump’s EPA pick Wheeler says ‘climate change’ is a ‘huge issue’ & he is concerned at an ‘8 or 9’ level on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being highest concern)
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Climate Depot | 1/16/2019 | Marc Morano
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After listing a litany of climate change impacts, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkeley asked Wheeler to rate how concerned he is about climate change on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being so worried it keeps you up at night. Wheeler’s response: “8 or 9.”

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“Do you agree that climate change is a global crisis that must be addressed in an aggressive way?” Sanders asked after describing findings in last year’s landmark Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.After trying to obfuscate, Sanders pressed Wheeler to answer the question directly.

“I would not call it the greatest crisis, no sir,” he said. “I believe it is a huge issue that has to be addressed globally.”

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After listing a litany of climate change impacts, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkeley asked Wheeler to rate how concerned he is about climate change on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being so worried it keeps you up at night. Wheeler’s response: “8 or 9.”

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Which, damn. Maybe he just read the new World Economic Forum reportshowing climate change and extreme weather are the biggest threats to global stability over the next decade? But before you dap Wheeler with the secret resistance handshake, it may be worth reviewing his testimony from earlier in the hearing when Senator Bernie Sanders asked him on his climate beliefs.

“Do you agree that climate change is a global crisis that must be addressed in an aggressive way?” Sanders asked after describing findings in last year’s landmark Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

After trying to...
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