EU Commissioner: Global Warming Policy Is Right Even If Science Is Wrong

By: - Climate DepotSeptember 16, 2013 3:08 PM

Europe’s climate-action commissioner Connie Hedegaard said even if the climate science is wrong, the EU’s carbon-emission policies were right. She matter-of-factly states the science doesn’t matter, even as those policies continue to hinder economic growth, increase energy prices, and throw more people into poverty.

Her comments come after leaked IPCC documents show no warming for nearly 17 years, so she quickly fell back on the population-explosion trope to justify the EU’s crippling policies.

In one point in the interview, she makes the dizzying statement that even if we learn decades from now we were wrong, and it wasn’t about climate, shouldn’t we do what we can now to combat climate change: