Watch a Climate Expert Totally Trap Tucker Carlson: If Global Warming’s Not Real, Why Call Out Private Jet Fliers?
Tucker Carlson, you done played yourself.
In a segment about Davos attendees taking private planes to the forum, Carlson made the argument that it was hypocritical to fly in these planes and advocate fighting climate change.
Carlson brought climate expert Joe Romm to speak with him about this, and while Romm didn’t disagree, he had another point to make – that Carlson was in a glass house.
“It is one of those stories I couldn’t resist,” Carlson said. “It seems to me if you really believe that global warming is an existential threat to humanity, life on Earth, you probably would be flying around on a private plane would you?”
“Well, I’m glad we’re in agreement that climate change is an existential threat to humanity,” Romm replied with a wry smile.
Not looking to be cornered so fast, Carlson said: “I’m not sure that it is, but the people in Davos are sure of it, so where are they flying in these planes? … How is that justifiable if you believe that global warming is real and present danger?”
But Romm, to his great credit, stood his ground. “Well, do you believe that global warming is real and a present danger?” he asked. “If you don’t, what’s the point of discussing this?”
Watch above, via Fox News.
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