Morano on Fox Business with Stuart Varney: 'They are implying – this is where it gets so far off the charts of science – they are implying that a carbon tax will somehow alter global temperature and future storms. That we can -- through a carbon tax --impact the climate. This makes absolutely no sense -- because carbon taxes, EPA regulations and cap-and-trade -- not only would they not impact global temperatures, they would not even impact global CO2 levels in any way even if you buy their science.
It’s pure symbolism. There is no method by which you could gauge whether they would have an impact on climate.'
2021 Scare: "Imagine seeing the Lincoln Memorial surrounded by churning Potomac waters, or only being able to access the Pentagon by boat...The Pentagon, accessible by boat...The Lincoln Memorial would eventually be on an island in the Potomac River, if world keeps burning fossil fuels."
In his 2019 memoir, A Promised Land, he admits to the unfortunate optics of his trip to the 2009 UN global summit on climate change in Copenhagen. “Has anyone ever considered,” he reportedly asked an aide on the flight to Copenhagen, “the amount of carbon dioxide I’m releasing into the atmosphere as a result of these trips to Europe?” The aide quipped, “You might not want to mention that in your speech tomorrow.” ...
Koonin said atmospheric CO2 will continue to increase whatever draconian solutions governments impose on their citizens, with the poor everywhere suffering most. A fan of mankind, Koonin believes that adaptation to a gradual global warming will allow us to prosper. “This is not at all an unmitigated disaster as people would have you believe,” said Koonin. “We’ll learn to take advantage of whatever changes happen rather than simply tolerate them. That’s what humans do, and we’re pretty good at it.”