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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:22 AM

50 MN Republican Legislators - 50 - Vote To Proudly Proclaim Their Wilful Climate Ignorance

Minnesota House members revealed Wednesday whether they believe humans are causing climate change. It broke largely along party lines: 79 lawmakers, including all 75 Democrats, voted yes, and 50 Republicans voted no. Five Republicans did not vote.

They voted on this sentence: “The legislature finds and declares that greenhouse gas emissions resulting from human activities are a key cause of climate change.” That was all it was. No money, no regulations.

State Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, proposed adding the declaration to a much larger bill covering jobs, economic development, energy, climate and telecommunications policy and finance. Several Republicans spoke against the vote — and the notion of human-caused climate change.

“Human activities are not the cause of climate change,” said state Rep. Eric Lucero, R-Dayton, in a speech on the House floor. He repeated the sentence at least twice and continued, implying, apparently, that because the Earth has been both colder and hotter in the past, climate science is flawed. “We were at one point in an ice age,” he said, adding later, “This is fake.”

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https://www.twincities.com/2019/04/24/these-50-minnesota-republican-lawmakers-say-humans-arent-causing-climate-change/

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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:26 AM

1. I believe the level of stupidity in America

Is incompatible with life.

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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 09:29 AM

2. Reminds me of the OK legislature

that just voted to ban banning plastic bags.

You just can't fix stupid.

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