From the December 17 edition of Fox Business' Varney & Co.:
STUART VARNEY (HOST): Look I'm making two points, Marc; Number one, voters won't pay more for energy now to fix a problem down the road. Number two, voters will not sacrifice now whilst China does nothing. Where am I going -- are you with me on this?
MARC MORANO (CLIMATEDEPOT.COM): Yes, completely. From a political, economic, climate, and cost benefit analysis point of view, you are 100 percent correct. What's happened now is we've seen the face of climate tax failure and it is French President Emmanuel Macron. He is the face. He has made himself the poster boy of the U.N.-Paris climate pact. And he's told middle-class French, who are facing skyrocketing fuel taxes from his policies, that they can wait for public transit, that they can carpool, and that basically they have to be in it to save the world because what they're doing is noble. And none of the French are buying it. And that rebellion is spreading.
VARNEY: In my editorial at the top of the hour, I quoted from The Wall Street Journal today, an editorial about climate change and the French. The last few lines noted that NASA, the North American Space Administration, using satellites, shows that the world is a lot greener than it used to be because there's more carbon and that's plant food. I mean that's kind of the other side of climate change, isn't it? Is that a positive side to it?
MORANO: Absolutely. Peer reviewed studies are showing the greening of planet Earth including deserts. And in my book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change, I quote Nobel Prize-winning scientists and others who say that the Earth is in a CO2 famine right now In other words, CO2 historically, geologically speaking, is low. So the idea that the United Nations can say we face a catastrophe 100 years from now unless we sacrifice today, no one buys it scientifically, no one buys it instinctively on a human level. And we have protests now in Canada, we have Brazil canceling the U.N. Climate Summit. A lot of this credit goes to President Donald Trump, who by pulling the United States out of the Paris agreement, is causing a domino effect. At this summit I just got back from in Poland, the U.N. Climate Summit, we had Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Russia, all refusing to sign on to this alarmist U.N. report which came out in October. So this is major progress for people who care about energy security and sovereignty and are against the U.N. agenda.
VARNEY: Now I take no position. I'm not, in my editorials, I'm not arguing that yes, it, climate change exists, yes it's human caused -- I don't take a position. But what's your position? Is the planet warming, and if it is warming, is it the result of human activity? Where do you come in from?
MORANO: It's very simple. Humans can impact the climate, but any impact it had is indistinguishable from the past. In other words, you cannot distinguish a human concept. I have chapters in my book quoting former United Nations scientists who've now turned against the U.N., making that point.