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Rick Perry

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


Quotes by Rick Perry vs What the Science Says
"The science is not settled on this. The idea that we would put Americans' economy at jeopardy based on scientific theory that's not settled yet to me is just nonsense."
9 September 2011 (Source)
That human CO2 is causing global warming is known with high certainty & confirmed by observations.
"Just because you have a group of scientists who stood up and said here is the fact. Galileo got outvoted for a spell."
9 September 2011 (Source)
Modern scientists, not anti-science skeptics, follow in Galileo’s footsteps.
"I mean, it -- I mean -- and I tell somebody, I said, just because you have a group of scientists that have stood up and said here is the fact, Galileo got outvoted for a spell."
8 September 2011 (Source)
Modern scientists, not anti-science skeptics, follow in Galileo’s footsteps.
"I just happen to believe that, you know, the earth’s temperature has been moving up and down for millenniums now and there are enough scientists skeptical about the reasons for it."
25 August 2011 (Source)
Climate reacts to whatever forces it to change at the time; humans are now the dominant forcing.
"there are a substantial number of scientists who have manipulated data so that they will have dollars rolling into their projects"
17 August 2011 (Source)
A number of investigations have cleared scientists of any wrongdoing in the media-hyped email incident.
"implementing these anti-carbon programs is in the billions if not trillions of dollars at the end of the day. "
17 August 2011 (Source)

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

"Yes, our climates change. They've been changing ever since the earth was formed."
17 August 2011 (Source)
Climate reacts to whatever forces it to change at the time; humans are now the dominant forcing.
"We're seeing weekly, or even daily, scientists who are coming forward and questioning the original idea that man-made global warming is what's causing the climate to change"
17 August 2011 (Source)
97% of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming.


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