Jon Huntsman: The GOP's Lonely Climate Hawk
More than a year later, Huntsman's views seem unchanged — if not stronger.Washington DC : Weather Underground
He made the off-handed reference to "99 out of 100 climate scientists" — his refrain from the primary altered just slightly from 98 to 99 — as if he'd become one more scientist sure that the planet was warming...[Huntsman: "I think that the driving philosophy should be a willingness to defer to scientists"]
"It's a constituency, and when there's a constituency, money can be raised and organizing can be done," he said. "That's all fine until science proves us otherwise — you wake up to a 73-degree day in Washington D.C. and New York City in the middle of January and you say, 'There's probably something going on.'"
[Max Temperature Record for January 14: 76 °F (1932)]