Skip to comments.Humans may not be main climate change source: Romney
Posted on 08/24/2011 7:07:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
LEBANON, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in danger of losing his 2012 Republican primary front-runner status, on Wednesday tweaked his position on global climate change, saying he does not know if humans are the primary cause.
Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, also said he would not place restrictions on carbon emissions if elected and did not favor spending heavily on climate solutions.
He was asked about global warming at a town hall meeting in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and said he believed the world is getting hotter and humans contribute in some way to the change.
"Do I think the world's getting hotter? Yeah, I don't know that but I think that it is," he said. "I don't know if it's mostly caused by humans.
"What I'm not willing to do is spend trillions of dollars on something I don't know the answer to."
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a little earlier from reuters
Perry passes Romney among Republicans in polls
Mitt is so much vapor.. blown away.. and Sarah Palin hasn’t even jumped in yet..
Expertly poised to take both sides of the issue.
Well done, Milt.
maybe if we just ate more oatmeal, Mitt ..
strange times, dump the King and ..
Burger King introduces oatmeal to breakfast menu
APBy SARAH SKIDMORE - AP Food Industry Writer | AP
Every time an equivocating politician speaks the earth warms by 1 billion BTU.
Mitt wears the new DEpends with extra padding,, you can straddle a fence all day..
I think Romney would be a huge improvement over Obama but I would like to see him, just once, stand up for principles. Romney's constant flip flopping and attempts to be politically correct are really tiring.
Shameless. Is it even possible for the man to get any squishier.
The Myth must think no one has a memory going back more than 10 minutes.
Mitt is too facile, too establishment for my vote.
You nailed it, his sudden tweak to his position has Perry’s tread marks all over it.
I think Mitt listened to Dylan’s “Blowing in the Wind” a bit too much and took it seriously. It was just a song Mitt......
He’s a finance geek after all, he never really had his head in the clouds much, not even when flying on his corporate jet at 40,000 feet.
>> I would like to see [Romney], just once, stand up for principles
You would have to furnish the principles for him; he hasn’t any of his own.
Romney better watch it if he wants those Wall Street contributions to keep coming. The bankers and hedge fund managers want those carbon emissions credits to trade with - like in the worst way. Speculation, structured finance vehicles, new types of derivatives - wow.
May not be? Boy, he is sure stepping out there... NOT! This lukewarm denouncing of the globull warming junk science just tells me that he still believes it.
Maybe Mitt Romney should change his last name from Romney to Gore.
Who the hell just peed on my leg, it ain’t raining out.
Well that's a relief. How about billions Mitt?
There is NO man-made climate change, Bonehead!
I'm to be your next leader!
FOLLOW me; don't run ahead!
Mitt; you lost the LAST time you tried this!