Source: IBT Media Inc.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said on Sunday that there is no factual basis behind research that shows that the planet is heating up. Cruz’s comments were made during a conference in California hosted by Freedom Partners — a nonprofit that is partially funded by the Koch brothers.
Privately held Koch Industries and its subsidiaries are involved in businesses ranging from oil refining to manufacturing to high finance. And the conference, organized by the Koch brothers, at a luxury resort reportedly attracted roughly 450 conservative donors who have committed to spending nearly $900 million on the 2016 presidential election. The event also is scheduled to include Republican presidential candidates such as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
“If you look at satellite data for the last 18 years, there’s been zero recorded warming. … The satellite says it ain’t happening,” Cruz reportedly said at the