He's not asking for much, is he.
"I'm not even sure if, if it were a fact, whether we could do anything about it anyway," Ron Johnson added later.Either he means it's too late — the Goreaclean Catastrophes are upon us — or else it actually doesn't occur to him that reducing burning the hell out of our hydrocarbon deposits could do something about it.
If that's what's causing the trend, then of course mitigating the cause is going to have some effect on the trend. Likely a positive effect, if it's a negative and alarming trend. Wouldn't an accountant know that?
Nothing in science is 100 percent certain. Johnson said the uncertainty proves his point: "I don't need to go any further."Now that's just the sort of penetrating brain you want in the Senate.