Super Tuesday Roundup: Your GOP Candidates on Global Warming and the Environment

Super Tuesday Roundup: Your GOP Candidates on Global Warming and the Environment

Anna Sanders
Published: 03/06/2012
  • -On The Rush Limbaugh Show last June, Santorum said he believed the earth gets warmer and cooler, according to NPR. He added that the idea that man caused this change with the production of CO2 is absurd “when you consider all the other factors, El Niño, La Niña, sunspots, moisture in the air.”
  • -Santorum is against the Endangered Species Act, which he said last month “has prevented us from timbering all sorts of acreage” in his Pennsylvania home state, according to The Colorado Independent.
  • -Also in February, Santorum said that hydrofracking is the “new bogeyman.” The left, Santorum said, is “preying on the Northeast, saying, ‘Look what’s going to happen. Ooh, all this bad stuff’s gonna happen, we don’t know all these chemicals and all this stuff, what’s gonna happen?’” according to Politico.

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