During a recent hearing on the role of innovation in addressing climate change, several Republicans made faulty claims about the climate, past and present.
Person: Lamar Smith
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CO2: Friend or Foe to Agriculture?
Rep. Lamar Smith said climate change “alarmists” ignore the “positive impacts” of more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, such as increased food production and quality. But the impact of increased CO2 levels on agriculture is more complicated than that — and, on balance, likely negative, particularly in the future.