Don't call him a "denier" — he says he's a "skeptic."
John Coleman, founder of the Weather Channel, has long been outspoken against the notion of man-made climate change, and after he penned an open letter last week, Brian Stelter invited the "climate denier" on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday morning.
“I resent you calling me a denier, that is a word meant to put me down,” Coleman told Stelter, pulling no punches right off the bat. “I’m a skeptic about climate change, not a denier.”
Coleman then attacked CNN:
CNN has taken a very strong position on global warming, [saying] that it is a consensus. Well there is no consensus in science. Science isn’t a vote. Science is about facts…[Man-made climate change] has been become a big political point of the Democratic Party and part of their platform, but the science is on my side.
He added that he was happy he got a chance to tell CNN viewers, "Hello everybody! There is no global warming!"
Watch the whole encounter below:
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