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


Quotes by Ron Paul vs What the Science Says
"You notice they don’t call it global warming anymore. It’s weather control. [climate change]"
4 November 2009 (Source)

'Global warming' and 'climate change' mean different things and have both been used for decades.

"the greatest hoax I think that has been around for many, many years if not hundreds of years has been this hoax on the environment and global warming"
4 November 2009 (Source)
Multiple sets of independent observations find a human fingerprint on climate change.
"over 30,000 scientists signed a petition recently directly disputing the claims on which this policy is based. "
6 September 2009 (Source)
The 'OISM petition' was signed by only a few climatologists.
"Washington bureaucrats have classified the very air we exhale as a pollutant and have gone unchallenged in this incredible assertion. The logical consequence is that there will come a time when we will have to buy a government permit just to emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere from our own lungs!"
29 June 2009 (Source)

Through its impacts on the climate, CO2 presents a danger to public health and welfare, and thus qualifies as an air pollutant

"Spain has been massively diverting capital from the private sector into politically favored environmental projects for the better part of a decade...every green job created, eliminated 2.2 real jobs and cost around $800,000 each!"
29 June 2009 (Source)
Investment in renewable energy creates more jobs than investment in fossil fuel energy.
"The Cap and Trade Bill HR 2454 was voted on last Friday. Proponents claim this bill will help the environment, but what it really does is put another nail in the economy’s coffin. "
29 June 2009 (Source)

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

"there is no consensus in the scientific community that global warming is getting worse or that it is manmade"
29 June 2009 (Source)
97% of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming.


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