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NASA Head: What's all this fuss over global warming?

Thursday, May 31, 2007

"First of all, I don't think it's within the power of human beings to assure that the climate does not change, as millions of years of history have shown. And second of all, I guess I would ask which human beings -- where and when -- are to be accorded the privilege of deciding that this particular climate that we have right here today, right now is the best climate for all other human beings. I think that's a rather arrogant position for people to take."

Who, you ask, was the author of those spoken words? No - it wasn’t Rush, or Bill or Stossel. Nor, was it Inhofe or Cheney or even Bush. The person who said this is none other than the head of NASA, Michael D. Griffin.

It sounds like the head of NASA – the federal government’s top agency in charge of studying the impacts of global warming – believes the policy of this country, and in fact the world regarding global warming should be ‘let’s roll the dice and see what happens. Besides, some people like it hot and others prefer it be cold’ – You can listen to Mr. Griffin’s full remarks during his interview on NPR.

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