Energy Secretary Rick Perry says carbon emissions not main driver for climate change

Energy Department head Rick Perry (right) visits NRG’s new Petra Nova facility, which captures almost all carbon dioxide from one of its four smokestacks. Photo by NRG WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Asked on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” whether carbon emissions...

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