CNBC’s Joe Kernen: At Worst Climate Change Is ‘A Socialist, Global Wealth Redistribution Scheme’


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CNBC’s Joe Kernen got into some Twitter back-and-forths on the subject of climate change this week, even saying at one point that it could end up being “a socialist, global wealth redistribution scheme.”

Kernen has previously expressed his belief that the “enviro-socialists” are a cult and said three years ago, “It’s almost like witchcraft. In the middle ages it was witchcraft. You would have attributed adverse weather events to witchcraft. Now we just have CO2 at this point.”

This week, Kernen engaged with others on Twitter about his climate skepticism and the motives of those pushing for global action, in the wake of President Trump‘s big announcement on the Paris accord:

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