Bob Beckel Battles Climate Denier on Hannity: ‘You Know Better Than That!’
Sean Hannity introduced last night’s climate change all-nighter session in the Senate by calling it a “waste of time” for Democrats. He then invited Fox’s Bob Beckel and Greenpeace co-founder turned climate change skeptic Patrick Moore to hash it out over what Hannity called “propaganda and a hoax.”
After accusing Beckel of saying everyone in the South believes “crap,” Hannity moved on to Moore, asking him “where is the evidence to suggest this is real and not a political agenda?”
“There is no scientific proof that we’re causing climate change,” Moore declared, stressing that he does believe the planet is getting warmer, just not that humans are primarily responsible.
Beckel called out Moore for abandoning his environmentalist roots, saying he “sold out” to profit off of large companies that exacerbate climate change with their carbon output. When Moore protested, saying CO2 goes into “the trees and the food that we eat” rather than the atmosphere, Beckel shouted, “Come on Patrick, you know better than that. That’s what you tell your clients.”
Watch video below, via Fox News:
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