What did Scott Pruitt say about CO2?



2017-03-09T22:31:17.323Z
2017-03-09T22:31:17.323Z

Scott Pruitt. Gage Skidmore

What has the head of the American Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said about carbon dioxide and global warming?

He has said carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to global warming. He told CNBC: "I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there's tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact, so no, I would not agree that it's a primary contributor to the global warming that we see."

Pruitt was appointed by President Trump to be head of the US Environmental Protection Agency in January 2017.

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