At a campaign event in Newton, Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, argued that carbon dioxide is getting more emphasis than it deserves in the climate change debate, likening the gases of the Earth to people in a 10,000-seat-stadium."There would be 4,200 people in the stadium wearing nitrogen jerseys, representing that portion of the atmosphere," Tiahrt said. "Twenty-four percent would be wearing oxygen jerseys, and four people would have on carbon dioxide jerseys. We are arguing about how long the sleeves are going to be on one of those jerseys."
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