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A$$#0\& of the
Bush, former governor of Florida and as-yet-to-announce
Republican candidate for the Presidency of the United States
Bush: It’s ‘Arrogant’ To Say Science Is Decided On Climate
is Jeb Bush? He may not be too well-known outside of North America,
but he is the former governor of Florida and likely 2016 Republican
presidential candidate. Oh, and he’s the brother of former U.S.
President George W. Bush, the one that got us into two wars,
destabilized the Middle East, and precipitated the Great
Remember? Yeh, his brother.
Bush is now acknowledging that the climate is changing, but claims
that whether or not humans have caused this is still unclear. Bush
made these comments at a house party in New Hampshire, and not long
after President Obama urged the government to act toward mitigating
the immediate risk of climate change.
Bush stated, “Look, first of all, the climate is changing. I don’t
think the science is clear what percentage is man-made and what
percentage is natural. It’s convoluted. And for the people to say
the science is decided on, this is just really arrogant, to be
honest with you.” He went on to say that this “intellectual
arrogance” was preventing people from having a conversation on
anthropogenic climate change.
step back and have a brief look at the science. According
to NASA nearly all climate scientists agree that global
warming over the last century is “very likely” caused by human
activities. This statement by NASA cites 18 different scientific
institutions. Nine out of the 10 warmest years on record have
occurred since 2000, with 2014 being Earth’s warmest year on
Shulman, a spokeswoman for the Democratic National Committee said,
“Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that human
activity has led to climate change. Ninety-seven percent. But Jeb
Bush thinks they’re wrong. Who’s being intellectually arrogant
enough for ya, Jeb Bush?
have earned the honor of being the Blue Streak Science A$$#0\&
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