Amy Coney Barrett refuses to tell Kamala Harris if she thinks global warming is happening
- Supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett accused Dem senator of soliciting opinions “on a very contentious matter of public debate“
- Supreme cour nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s views on climate change: “I’m certainly not a scientist”
At the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, when asked multiple times about her feelings and thoughts on climate and global warming science. She did not go into much depth, but she offered some clues within her brief responses.
“You know, I’m certainly not a scientist. I’ve read things about climate change. I would not say I have firm views on it.”Supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett
Respdoning to questions by Senator and Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris, Amy Barrett declined to share her opion on the topic:
“I will not express a view on a matter of public policy, especially one that is politically controversial,” Barrett said.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg chimed in online while watching the Supreme Court nomination hearings mocking the nominee’s ignorant response, saying “To be fair, I don’t have any ‘views on climate change’ either. Just like I don’t have any ‘views’ on gravity, the fact that the earth is round, photosynthesis nor evolution…”