December 19th, 2009
04:02 PM ET
9 years ago

Palin continues to blast climate change believers

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption="Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin continued to blast believers in climate change Friday."]
(CNN)– In a late night posting on her Twitter feed, Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin continued to blast climate change believers Friday, calling the talks in Copenhagen, Denmark a representation of man's "arrogance," for believing people have an impact on nature.

"Arrogant&Naive2say man overpwers nature," Palin tweeted.

"Earth saw clmate chnge4 ions;will cont 2 c chnges.R duty2responsbly devlop resorces4humankind/not pollute&destroy;but cant alter naturl chng," the former Republican vice presidential nominee wrote.

Palin's latest comments come after weeks of tangling over climate change with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former vice president Al Gore, and President Obama.

In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Palin urged the president to boycott the climate talks, calling his presence at the conference a "political move."

"The last thing America needs is misguided legislation that will raise taxes and cost jobs – particularly when the push for such legislation rests on agenda-driven science," Palin wrote. "Without trustworthy science and with so much at stake, Americans should be wary about what comes out of this politicized conference. The president should boycott Copenhagen."

When Schwarzenegger questioned Palin's stance on climate change, Palin quickly hit back saying the actor-turned-governor was acting "greener than thou."

And when former vice president Al Gore dubbed her a climate change "denier," Palin hit back at him too, accusing him of promoting "doomsday scenarios."

"Climate change is like gravity – a naturally occurring phenomenon that existed long before, and will exist long after, any governmental attempts to affect it," Palin wrote on her Facebook page.

During the vice presidential debate last year, Palin said she was for capping carbon emissions but did not elaborate on how she would do that.

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soundoff (304 Responses)
  1. patrick kernan quinn

    Sarah is foolish. Please get her away before 2012... we need someone who can represent the future of the Republican party.

    December 20, 2009 12:13 am at 12:13 am |
  2. so rich even obama couldn't hurt me but you middle class folk should worry

    hard to argue with the beautiful intelligent successful person , you idiots could live to be 300 and not accomplish half of what she has! I laugh at you people who think she's dumb! how's that record snow fall hitting the white house? LMAO how bout a white x-mas for copenhagen! my favorite was watching these global warming freaks gettin beat up with there winter coats on LMAO go spit on some soldiers libs that's all your good for!!!! I love you Sarah!!!! they are so afraid of you its funny!!!q

    December 20, 2009 12:23 am at 12:23 am |
  3. ender

    That's the first thing I think when important issues occur ..... "What would Sarah do?"

    A pox on John Mccain for making this no one a voice.

    December 20, 2009 12:36 am at 12:36 am |
  4. Luzbo

    Its sonice shezso litr8

    December 20, 2009 02:21 am at 2:21 am |
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