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GOP science fail: Rev. Sharpton schools the right on global warming

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Though climate researchers have extensively proven the reality of man-made global warming, conservatives such as Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Rush Limbaugh continue to deny its existence, and they are not the only ones.

According to Think Progress, over half of Republicans in Congress have taken over $51 million from the fossil fuel industry, which causes the majority of greenhouse gases that cause climate change. This, even though a study by the U.S. National Academy of Science states over 97% of climate researchers say humans are the cause of global warming.

In the PoliticsNation science lab, Rev. Al Sharpton calls out those on the right who continue to reject logic.

GOP science fail: Rev. Sharpton schools the right on global warming

Updated