Advertisement
Send tips to video@realclearpolitics.com

Real Clear Politics Video

The Latest Politics, News & Election Videos

Gingrich Agnostic On Man-Made Global Warming: "I Don't Think We Know"

Newt Gingrich explains why he did an advertisement on global warming with then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Gingrich reveals that he doesn't believe the science is in to prove that man-made global warming is in, nor does he believe that the idea can be ruled out.

Gingrich says he is "open-minded" on man-made global warming. Transcript below:

Bill O'Reilly, host of "The O'Reilly Factor" on FOX News: "Okay, do you believe in man-made global warming? That because the planet is polluted, we spew a lot of stuff into the air, that has influenced the way climate has come about. You believe that?"

Newt Gingrich, guest: "I don't think we know. I think that the evidence is not complete, and I think we're a long way from being able to translate a computer program into actual science."

O'Reilly: "So you're an agnostic on the subject. Would that be accurate."

Gingrich: "I think it would be fair to say that I am open-minded and certainly not prepared to spend trillions of dollars over a theory."


"I thought at the time -- look, I was a private citizen, I wasn't contemplating public life," Gingrich responded when asked what in the world he was thinking doing an advertisement with Pelosi.

In The News

Most Watched

Video Archives - October 2013

SMTWTFS
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031