CNN's Sciutto on climate change: 'We don’t want to be slowly burned to death'

TheHill | 11/28/2018 | Joe Concha
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CNN anchor Jim Sciutto issued a stark warning on Wednesday morning against the effects of climate change, stating during a newscast that "we don't want to be slowly burned to death."

“I just want to ask the question for folks at home, folks like us. We got kids. We don’t want to be slowly burned to death on our own planet here," said Sciutto, who served in the Obama State Department prior to coming to CNN. "Is the human race running — in the simplest terms running out of time to take the measures necessary to rein in this rise in global temperatures?"

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The question from Sciutto comes following a comprehensive 1,600-page National Climate Assessment released last week that details the damaging effects of global warming on the United States, including on agriculture, infrastructure, human health and the overall economy.

President Trump has pushed back on the report's findings, stating on Monday he "doesn't believe it" and asking, "Whatever happened to global warming?" in a tweet last week as a cold blast hit many parts of the...
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