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By Calling Climate Change ‘Controversial,’ Barrett Created Controversy

NYTimes.com Thursday, 15 October 2020 ()
Judge Amy Coney Barrett refused to answer numerous questions, but it was her avoidance of acknowledging climate change that particularly resonated.
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When Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was asked by Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Kamala Harris if climate change is a threat, Barrett did not answer and instead said the topic is a "contentious matter" of public debate.

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