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Including by the way some who originally disputed the data.
Enough -- -- to rest they've acknowledged the planet is warming.
And human activities -- But that is not the full story.
We're gonna stream the remainder of the president's remarks live on foxnews.com and in the meantime will be we're joined now with some reaction.
Chris -- -- the senior fellow at the center for energy and environment and the competitive enterprise institute and the author of the book red -- lies.
He joins me now by products and we had a studio up and problem Chris thank you for being here.
Of the president.
Talks about -- there's no question that the that the planet is warming.
And that we've had the twelve warmest years in human history of the past fifteen years but that is not the full story as evidenced by even articles in the New York Times recently.
-- right that was.
The -- 888 in terms of the environment and that Al Gore did when he was in office and rivaled anything out -- -- since he left office.
You know there's been a more recent -- care of -- Clinton -- second term so.
That there didn't really.
The presidency deserves more than dad but let's move on -- his moral posturing about what he's announcing today after -- alarmist and nothing he's proposing would effectively affect the climate according to -- About that there actually is a real consensus.
So that -- can choose from top to bottom but certainly did far less dignified than the president deserves.
He wants tough new rules cut carbon pollution let's establish carbon pollution standards for new and existing power plants.
Already folks have come out and said this is this is going to be.
You know the the war on -- that he promised as candidate Obama.
Right he's he'd remember when he was running for office and he was caught on video trying to -- this -- chronicle editorial board.
Saying he would -- bankrupt anybody who tried to build -- new coal fired power plant that plan's been under way what he's announcing today.
Is that Clinton bankrupted those -- already built them and provide the largest source of our electricity.
So again without -- detectable impact on climate according to anybody.
At a time when people -- rightly concerned about jobs promoting probably the most aggressive anti jobs agenda -- -- imagine it's hard to.
Even conceive of -- sillier -- so.
I didn't get what -- -- candidate -- instruction to EPA and nothing more it has no more legal binding effect and a notepad and steady although that still reflects.
What he wants to do which is truly truly hurt me more alarming than -- stories he was pretty -- Why Jaycee Dugard is now I think -- literally we just had an article in the near times the the economist has as a lengthy piece dated -- June 20 the talks about global warming has slowed.
The rate of global warming over the past fifteen years has been lower.
Of that in the preceding twenty years and they're talking about how big the planet as heated bar last.
Far less than the -- climate scientists had predicted and it is in danger now it's in danger of making them look like scientists.
Who cried wolf so the question the timing.
And your thoughts on it for a the president coming out doing this now.
We may -- answered the question.
Because -- observations.
Observations looking at the window comparing them reality -- computer model projections which you have to remember is.
Yes it is broader multi it is extort multi billion dollar business largely largely.
Thanks to the US taxpayer.
They're computer model projections and your computer model can project what ever you -- -- to project.
Also continued warming none of them accounted for the past fifteen years in other words observations are causing that -- to collapse so maybe.
That is something to do with that it isn't because it's really the greatest threat it would have made in appearance during the presidential campaign to be shore.
And I won't say there's no word on the street among people -- talk about these things is that this is a very rather clumsy.
Ham fisted effort to give us up to the green movement because he plans to -- to keystone XL pipeline which of course is a no brainer.
And that's also expect to be part of the remarks.
That we -- -- -- today this is said to be a legacy project for him.
But that takes a question about whether it's one of the country needs right now Chris -- thank you for your reactions -- You very much taking your thoughts on upon intranet what do you think of it in light of those reports about how the -- global warming up warming has cooled and he has slowed.
-- on what was projected.
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