Statements about Weather
Says the Koch brothers "funded the fight to let flood insurance premiums soar ... Now they’re spending millions to buy a Senate seat for Bill Cassidy so he can fight for them."
Says Sen. Thad Cochran "voted to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on ... the Bridge to Nowhere in Alaska instead of shifting the money to repair a bridge damaged by Hurricane Katrina."
Chris Christie "helped funnel $6 million in federal Hurricane Sandy money to a senior center in Belleville, N.J., a place that suffered no damage."
Says "(President) Reagan's second inaugural was moved inside the Capitol. It was. Because of a terrible snowstorm."
Responding to a major snow event in Atlanta would be like Kansas City, Mo., responding to a major earthquake.
"It still had not gotten terrible on the roads" by 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday.
"We have been confronted with an unexpected storm that has hit the metropolitan area."
Says the media created the term "polar vortex" and the cold air proves "the ice isn’t melting."
It’s warmer on Mars than it is in parts of the United States and Canada during the polar vortex.
"The Earth is not warming."
"Over the past 35 years, Florida families have paid into the (National Flood Insurance Program) over $16 billion, four times more than the amount they have received in claim reimbursements."
"Global surface temperatures have been flat for 16 years."
"For several days in July of 2012, Greenland surface ice cover melted more than at any time in 30 years of satellite observation. During that month, an estimated 97% of the ice sheet thawed."
The ocean is now "much more acidic . . . than it has been for many millions of years."
The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."
"This president spends 30 times as much money on global warming research as he does on weather forecasting and warning."
"Science has not shown greenhouse gases to be a problem."
Says "in Katrina, they approved $60 billion within 10 days of the storm on a voice vote."
Says "the area damaged by Hurricane Sandy represents roughly 10 percent of our nation's economy."
Says in "our region," 2011 was worst drought year ever recorded.
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