Speaking to students at the University at Albany, Bill Nye the Science Guy said that a carbon tax was needed for the purpose of redistributing wealth. “We need, dare I say it, a tax, or should I say a fee,” Nye purportedly said Wednesday, right before an anonymous student began recording. “It’s not just to be mean, it’s to redistribute wealth,” Nye said.
Ehrlich to U.S. Senate 1974: 'If we have 20 years -- which I wouldn't put a nickel on -- but if we have 20 years, we're already 10 years too late in starting to do something about it.' - 'One of the big problems is how do you generate a feeling of urgency...'
'If bad weather continues in the Midwest this year, and if the monsoon should fail this year in India, as it might, then I think you're going to see the age of scarcity and many of the changes I'm talking about coming on next winter.'
Cold snaps like the ones that hit the eastern United States in the past winters are not a consequence of climate change. Scientists at ETH Zurich and the California Institute of Technology have shown that global warming actually tends to reduce temperature variability.'
'While President Obama is waging war on coal and oil, China is building coal plants as fast as it possibly can. Chinese coal use is poised to surpass the entire rest of the world's use of coal combined.'
Former Sec. Stephen Chu: Excerpt: Chu praised China's ability to take unilateral action on climate change. "China doesn't have open elections, we do. That makes a big difference, for a number of reasons," Chu said. - "It's different in China because their government has to in the end look out for what's best for their country, for their entire people, not a particular industry," Chu added.
Dr. Christopher Essex, professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Western Ontario, told Breitbart Executive Chairman, Stephen K. Bannon, that political activists, who undermine scientists for not embracing climate change theology, have crossed a line by making direct political attacks on regular scientists, like Willie Soon.