Trump transition member: Scientists 'get a lot of things wrong' on climate change
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A member of President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Freedom Caucus calls for Congress to work on shutdown through break Democrat previews Mueller questions for Trump’s AG nominee Trump inaugural committee spent ,000 on makeup for aides: report MORE’s transition team said Wednesday that the scientific community gets 
“a lot of things wrong” while discussing climate change.

Anthony Scaramucci spoke to CNN’s Chris Cuomo on “New Day” about the Trump transition’s team to attempt to get the names of current federal government employees who worked on climate change programs. The Energy department rejected the request on Tuesday.

“I know that the current president believes that human beings are affecting the climate. There are scientists that believe that that’s not happening,” Scaramucci said.


Ninety-seven percent of scientists who focus on the climate have found that global warming is caused by humans, according to NASA.

“There was overwhelming science that the earth was flat and there was an overwhelming science that we were the center of the world,” Scaramucci, the founder of SkyBridge Capital, continued. “We get a lot of things wrong in the scientific community.”

Trump recently chose former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), who once famously vowed to eliminate the Energy department if elected president, to lead it. Trump also chose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has sued President Obama’s EPA in the past.

In September, Trump said the science behind climate change “needs to be investigated.”