WASHINGTON -- Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, today made a flat-out untrue statement, claiming that carbon dioxide generated by human activity is not the primary cause of climate change.
The following is a statement by David Doniger, director of the Climate and Clean Air Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council:
"The mask is off. After obscuring his true views during his Senate confirmation hearings, Scott Pruitt has outed himself as a pure climate denier. Having an EPA administrator who claims carbon pollution is not the primary cause of climate change is like having a U.S. surgeon general who says smoking is not the primary cause of lung cancer.''
“After obscuring his true views during his Senate confirmation hearings, [Pruitt] has outed himself as a pure climate denier” —@ddonigernrdc— NRDC 🌎 (@NRDC) March 9, 2017
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