Representative Doesn't Care About Climate Change Because It's Not in the Bible Representative Doesn't Care About Climate Change Because It's Not in the Bible
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Representative Doesn't Care About Climate Change Because It's Not in the Bible

by Morgan Clendaniel

November 24, 2010

Representative John Shimkus (R-IL) wants to be the head of the committee that deals with climate change in the next Congress. Shimkus believes that our climate is changing, but he isn't concerned. That's because in Genesis, God promises that he won't destroy the Earth again after the great flood. Shimkus has actually read this passage aloud in a Congressional hearing. In fact, the congressman is actually pretty excited about the benefits of climate change, like a new Northwest passage. Shimkus is not concerned, however, that climate change may result in another great flood.

Watch him discuss his beliefs here:

 

Via TPM

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Representative Doesn't Care About Climate Change Because It's Not in the Bible