Rubio: Dem Climate Change Proposals Will Do Nothing

'These laws they want us to pass would destroy our economy and would have zero impact'


Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) slammed Democrats’ climate change proposals, telling Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly that their "solutions" are filled with about as much hot air as their exaggerations about climate change.

Responding to his comments about climate change last week, which were blown out of proportion by the left, Rubio insisted that he has never denied climate change, but there is mounting evidence questioning the exact degree of it.

"I’ve never denied the climate is changing and that shouldn’t surprise us- the climate is always changing," he bluntly told O’Reilly.

He continued, "They [the left] ignore [that] there is no consensus on the sensitivity of the climate. How much is it changing and how much of it is directly attributable to human carbon emission? There is no consensus on that, which is why the models vary so greatly, which is why despite 17 years of dramatic increases in carbon production by humans, surface temperatures on the Earth have stabilized."

"Here’s the last point, which is indisputable: none of these proposals that liberals want us to impose on ourselves would do anything about the problem…These laws they want us to pass would destroy our economy and would have zero impact on these issues they keep raising and that’s the part they don’t want to debate at all…"

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