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Because they both want to drill and burn the arctic, that will ruin the climate and destroy the future for our children and grandchildren.
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>> I came to my personal position over about 20 years as an engineer and a scientist understanding the evolution of the science, came to the conclusion a few years ago that the risk of climate change does exist and that the consequences of it could be serious enough that action should be taken.
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The type of action seems to be where the largest areas of debate exist in the public discourse. I think it's important to recognize the US has done a pretty good job.>> This is not quite as succinct as I was hoping.>>
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Would you, it's my understanding that you believe human beings-
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>> I think we should let him finish, Mr. Chairman.>> You believe that human activity, based on your belief in science is contributing to climate change.>> The increase in the greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere are having an effect. Our ability to predict that effect is very limited.