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Mike Crapo has in the past fought regulations on greenhouse gas emissions and suggested there is no conclusive evidence that climate change is primarily caused by man. Idaho's other senator, James E. Risch, has in the past questioned climate change.
While there is no dispute over the fact that the Earth's climate has changed many times over the planet's history, the underlying cause of these climactic shifts is ultimately not well-understood and is a matter of vigorous debate. - Mike Crapo
Climate change is a reality. It's not hard to figure out. Go look at your thermometer. - Mike Simpson, quoted by Grist
Many scientists agree that the earth's climate is changing, and these assertions are backed up by land managers who are witnessing changes in plants and animal behavior as the climate shifts. While scientists cannot explain the climate changes of the past few decades without including the effects of elevated greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations resulting from the use of fossil fuels, there is widespread disagreement as to the magnitude of human influence on the climate and the degree to which any effort by humanity to reduce carbon output would slow or reverse the effects of climate change. -- excerpt from the House website of Mike Simpson
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See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering
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