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Global warming? It doesn't exist, says Ryanair boss O'Leary

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/10/2010

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Martin Hickman

"Charging for toilets, weighing passengers and flying with a lone pilot: Ryanair's combative boss Michael O'Leary is renowned for backing unusual ideas, but some passengers may feel that even he has overstepped the mark with his latest comments - denying the existence of global warming.

"In an interview with The Independent littered with expletives, the chief executive of Europe's largest airline branded the scientific consensus that man-made pollution is heating up the planet with potentially grave consequences for the future of humanity as "horseshit".

"He agreed the climate was changing but denied it was caused by man-made emissions of carbon dioxide, such as those from his planes. "Nobody can argue that there isn't climate change. The climate's been changing since time immemorial," he said."

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"Global warming? It doesn't exist, says Ryanair boss O'Leary", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 23/06/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/global-warming-it-doesn-t-exist-says-ryanair-boss-o-leary