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Many Experts Dismiss Them, But Climate Change Doubters Are Powerful

Only 3 percent of scientists doubt mankind's effect on our warming planet. This is their perspective.

Many Experts Dismiss Them, But Climate Change Doubters Are Powerful
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You've likely heard the statistic — 97 percent or more of actively published climate scientists agree humans have likely caused the current global warming trend. 

That remaining 3 percent, however, has the ear of some incredibly powerful people in President Donald Trump's administration, including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and the secretary of energy

The interview that follows features Isaac Orr, research fellow with The Heartland Institute. Newsy's "The Why" host Chance Seales and Orr spoke about this small, but influential perspective.

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