Statements about Science
"Pregnant women who stand for five to six hours at a time increase their risk of pre-term pregnancy by 80 percent."
"Today’s marijuana is 300 percent to 800 percent more potent than the pot of yesteryear."
"61 percent of non-tea party Republicans actually agree...there is 'solid evidence the earth is warming,' ...[but] 70 percent of tea partiers, contrarily, say there is 'no solid evidence' the earth is warming."
In a poll, "53 percent of young Republican voters . . . under age 35 said that they would describe a climate [change] denier as 'ignorant,' 'out of touch' or 'crazy.'"
If sea levels rise six feet due to climate change, Waterplace Park in Providence and Wickford village would be swamped
"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."
"Global surface temperatures have been flat for 16 years."
The ocean is now "much more acidic . . . than it has been for many millions of years."
The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."
"Narragansett Bay waters are getting warmer -- 4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer in the winter since the 1960s."
Tide gauges measuring sea level in Rhode Island since 1930 have risen "maybe about 10 inches since that time."
"Statistics show one male cat can father 420,000 kittens in five years."
"Hydrogen sulfide . . . [was] used in the genocide of Jews in Germany. "
Tells David Cicilline, "94 percent of the carbon emissions which you so want to get rid of are caused by nature."
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