One of the U.S. Energy Department's key roles is to develop ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions — the leading driver of human-caused climate change. Yet the agency's top official doesn't think carbon is all that big of a problem.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday repeated his long-held position that carbon emissions are not primarily responsible for global warming. Rather, the "most likely the primary control knob is the ocean waters and this environment that we live in," he said in an interview on CNBC's Squawk Box.
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