9 Actual Quotes About Climate Change From The People Who Represent You In Washington

Even though 97% of scientists and NASA agree on the science of climate change, some members of Congress still deny that it is happening. Here’s a nice sampling of quotes from actual members of Congress.

1. “It could just be a shift on the axis.” —Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

2. “[Climate Change] led to the Vikings dominating Europe for several hundred years.” —Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA)

3. “Every cow in the world, you know, when they do what they do, you’ve got more carbon dioxide.” —Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)

4. “The ice caps are melting, which we see over and over again. Yeah, they’re melting on Mars, too!” — Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

5. “The new fad thing that’s going through America and around the world. It’s called global warming.” —Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX)

6. “The government can’t change the weather.” —Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)

7. “It is not proven, it’s not science. It’s more of a religion than a science.” —Congressman Steve King (R-IA)

8. “…The idea that manmade gases, CO2, are causing catastrophic global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.” —Senator James Inhofe (R-OK)

And of course…

9. “All voodoo, nonsense, hokum, a hoax.” —Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN)

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