Climate skeptics confirm: global warming is real, and caused by human activities; is it safe for Obama to talk about? Pere-et-fille Richard-et-Elizabeth Muller were climate science skeptics 3 years ago, when they began Koch-funded research. Will Obama ever mention global warming again?
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