Watch Now: CNN Hosts Rare Live Contentious Global Warming Debate

December 14, 2013

(CNN) – Key Quotes: ‘So record cold is now evidence of man-made global warming? What evidence would disprove climate change? It seems like no matter the weather, everything that happens proves it.’  ‘Global weirding’ is nothing more than a pseudoscience expression. And in the 1970s, the global cooling scare, as popularized in the media and by many scientists, they blamed extreme weather, in fact, specifically “Newsweek,” the 1974 tornado outbreaks, on global cooling.’

‘It’s mind boggling. The earth is geologically billions of years old and we’re sitting around here scratching our heads saying, wow, we had a hurricane last year, which was barely a category 1 when it hit.’

‘The Sierra Club took $26 million from natural gas and Michael has the audacity to try to imply that skeptics are fossil-fuel funded.’

‘You can’t support the extreme weather memo. Yes, you can make a lot of interesting stories out of it. Sierra Club can raise money. But it’s akin to saying many bad things will happen, therefore, when a bad thing happens, you say, see, I told you so. It’s consistent with our theory.’

‘When you have Philippe Cousteau talk about the children, children benefit from carbon-based energy. As you look around the world, 1.2 billion people don’t have running water or electricity, living in dire poverty. They need coal plants and natural gas and oil. That is the most pro-child thing you can do.’

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