ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Administrator Scott Pruitt’s claim that the particular U. S. is ‘leading the world’ within ‘C02 footprint’ reductions

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s claim that the U.S. is ‘leading the world’ in ‘C02 footprint’ reductions

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“We are leading the nation — excuse me — the world with respect to our CO2 footprint in reductions.”
â€? Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, during a job interview on Fox News’s “Your World,” April. 17, 2017

“We have reduced our CO2 footprint by over 18 percent, almost 20 percent, from 2000 to 2014.”
â€? Pruitt, comments during an interview on Fox News’s “Your World,” Oct. 17

When the particular host of “Your World” pressed EPA Supervisor Scott Pruitt on his views upon climate change, Pruitt dodged problem and instead spoke about Chief executive Trump’s reasons for leaving the Paris, france climate accords. He expressed annoyance that “China and India didn’t have to take any steps with CO2 reductions until the year 2030,” before asserting the fact that United States was a leader in decreasing carbon emissions.

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