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Natalia Wiater


Criticize choice of climate change skeptic for EPA transition

Climate change is real, and it is caused by human activities — but Donald Trump is employing a climate-change skeptic, Myron Ebell, as head of his Environmental Protection Agency transition team, and that will only make global warming worse. According to the EPA, 97 percent of climate scientists agree that global warming has been the result of human activity, and average global temperatures are expected to rise at least 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit by the year 2100 unless there is a widespread decrease of greenhouse gas emissions.

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