Amanda Renteria, a Democrat challenging Rep. David Valadao (R).: 'Climate change doesn't really belong in the question, or answer,' said Renteria, one of her party’s best hopes of gaining a House seat this fall.
'Campaign isn’t focused on pinning the drought to the effects of global warming. It’s focused on how federal and state officials were unprepared to deal with the drought, and how Central Valley lawmakers should have pushed Congress to take steps to build water storage infrastructure to help farmers.'
Carter: 'The biggest problem we have right now is some nutcases in our country who don’t believe in global warming. I think that they are going to change their position because the evidence of the ravages of global warming is coming or is already there.'