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Sarah Palin has now offered a variety of views on climate change. When asked about her changing rhetoric on the issue at the VP debate, Palin said, “There is something to be said also for man’s activities, but also for the cyclical temperature changes on our planet.” She added, “I don’t want to argue about the causes.”

In an interview yesterday with a local NBC affiliate in Las Vegas, she was asked to elaborate about what some of those man-made causes might be, but she couldn’t name a single one. Instead, she again claimed that is shouldn’t matter what’s causing climate change.

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“Right, well what I have said about this is really the debate at some point, had better shift to, no matter the cause, whether it all be attributed to man’s activities or just the natural cycle of climate changes in our earth’s history,” she said. “We have seen this before.”

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Here’s the video, via Think Progress: