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Climate Change Denier Shimkus To Head Environment Subcommittee (VIDEO)

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Shimkus, you may recall, questioned whether decrease the use of carbon dioxide was taking away plant food from the atmosphere, declared that cap-and-trade proposals were scarier than terrorism and said global warming was not an issue because God promised Noah he wouldn't destroy the Earth again after the flood.

Shimkus also defended his positions in an interview with a local television station where he highlighted the upside of global warming.

Here's the video of Shimkus stating why global warming isn't an issue we should worry about: