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GOP candidates address climate change


Vivek Ramaswamy calls climate change a ‘hoax’ during GOP debate

During the first 2024 GOP presidential debate on 23 August 2023 candidates were asked to raise their hands if they believed human behavior was causing climate change.

Nobody was able to raise a hand before Florida governor Ron DeSantis overtook the conversation by blasting President Biden over his handling of the Maui wildfires.

Vivek Ramaswamy was quick to join the conversation by saying he believed that “climate change agenda is a hoax.” His statement was met with boos from the audience.

The only candidate to acknowledge climate change was South Carolina governor Nikki Haley. 

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