According to Republican Congressman Dan Benishek (R-Crystal Falls, Mich.), neither global warming nor climate change is man-made.
At a Skandia dairy farm, ABC news director Greg Peterson spoke with Benishek.
Benishek: “The climate may be changing, but I don’t think man is contributing to it.”
Peterson: “What do you think does it?”
Benishek: “Well, I think it’s just the natural course of things. There is no scientific evidence that shows any of that.”
Peterson: “What do you think about the stuff we put in the air? Do you think it just isn’t quite significant enough to affect it?”
Benishek: “What stuff are you talking about?”
Peterson: “Pollution, in many of our big cities. China.”
Benishek: “China is a major problem. We have to address the Chinese… But I’m not sure there’s any evidence to prove that there’s manmade, catastrophic global warming.”
Peterson: “And you really, really in your heart believe it?”
Benishek: “Well, there’s no significant scientific evidence.”
Peterson: “I could throw some science at you.”
Benishek: “Well, I am a scientist. You know, I believe in peer-reviewed science. But, I don’t see any peer-reviewed science that proves that there is man-made, catastrophic climate change.”
H/T ABC 10
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