EPA chief’s questions about climate science draw new scrutiny | TheHill

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt is getting bolder in questioning climate change.

By Timothy Cama – 02/10/18 06:37 PM EST

In several recent public comments, Pruitt has sowed doubt about whether global warming is harmful to humans, and whether anyone could truly know what the Earth’s “ideal” temperature would be in 2100.

“Is it an existential threat? Is it something that is unsustainable? Or what kind of effect or harm is this going to have,” Pruitt said in an interview with Las Vegas television station KSNV.

“We know that humans have most flourished during times of, what? Warming trends. So I think there’s assumptions made that because the climate is warming, that that necessarily is a bad thing.”

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