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Climate Change Is ‘Healthy for Us’ says Marjorie Taylor Greene

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Marjorie Taylor Greene has admitted that she thinks maybe Climate Change (global warming) isn’t such a bad thing, as ‘global warming’ and ‘carbon’ are actually ‘healthy’ for us. Appearing on RSBN, the politician defended raising temperatures by one degree.

Climate Change is healthy

“Since then, we’ve grown more food that feeds people,” she said. “It helps keep people alive… the earth is greener than it has been in years and that’s due to global warming.”

However, global warming is responsible for weirder weather, the destruction of animal habitats, and rising sea levels.

“Since then, we have grown more food, which feeds people. We are able to produce fossil fuels, it keeps people’s houses warm in the winter. That saves people’s lives, people are freezing to death,” she said. “This warming of the earth and carbon are really healthy for us. It helps feed people, it helps keep people alive.”

The comments came after RSBN presenter Brian Glenn complained that Green New Deal proponents want to “put all kinds of regulations on their vehicles and factories and things like that”. Greene sarcastically warned him that it’s because people think “carbon is bad.” He then attempted to refute that argument by explaining that plants need carbon to survive.

Greene, who is not a scientist and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, was right that the Earth’s surface temperature has risen about 1 degree Celsius since pre-industrial times.

It is widely accepted science that global warming has been caused by increased emissions of carbon and greenhouse gases, which trap heat from the sun as they rise into the atmosphere. Emissions have been driven by human industrialization.

Rising temperatures are leading to an increase in extreme weather events, changing temperature extremes, intensifying torrential rains, droughts and other damaging weather extremes that negatively affect crop production and threaten global food security.

Things like using energy to heat or cool your home, or for agricultural processes, create carbon emissions that contribute to global warming, not the other way around.

And yes, as any school-age biology student could tell you, plants use carbon dioxide. This underscores the urgency of protecting and restoring ecosystems such as forests and grasslands to help remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere.

Seriously threatened

A United Nations (UN) report focused on the link between food supply and climate change highlighted that food security is fast becoming an issue around the world.

“Over the next 30 years, food supply and food security will be seriously threatened if little or no action is taken to address climate change and the vulnerability of food systems to climate change,” the report reads. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the extent of climate change impacts in individual regions will vary over time and different social and environmental systems will have different capacities to mitigate or adapt to change.”

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“The negative effects of climate change include continued increases in global temperatures, changes in precipitation patterns, increased frequency of droughts and heat waves, rising sea levels, melting sea ice, and increased risk of natural disasters. more intense,” the report continued.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Berkeley Earth and NASA reached a similar conclusion in statements released in January.

NASA determined that 2021 was tied with 2018 for the sixth-warmest year, while the other two organizations said that 2021 was hotter than 2018.

According to a statement, scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies found that global temperatures in 2021 were 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the agency’s baseline temperature. NASA uses the period between 1951 and 1980 as a reference.

Who is Marjorie Taylor Greene?

Marjorie Taylor Greene, 47, is an American businesswoman and politician currently serving as a Member of the United States Congress for the 14th District of Georgia and is often referred to by her initials, MTG.

Greene co-owns a commercial construction and renovation business with her husband in Georgia. Earlier this year, the 46-year-old garnered national attention when she openly promoted the outlandish QAnon conspiracy theory multiple times, even calling ‘Q’, the movement’s leader, a “patriot.”

Greene, a staunch Republican, took office on January 3, 2021. She was and remains a huge supporter of former President Donald Trump and has admitted to being an outspoken supporter of the QAnon movement in the past.

On April 18, 2022, a group of Georgians successfully won the right to petition to be taken off the ballot as she seeks re-election to Congress, according to the New York Times. The effort is based on a Civil War-era constitutional provision that prohibits members of the Confederacy from holding public office.

Previously, she made headlines with her polarizing anti-mask stance and the huge fines she received for refusing to comply.

Her annual base salary as a member of Congress is $174,000, but her fines for not wearing a mask on government property totalled $60,500 as of mid-November 2021, according to Newsweek.

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