The Democrats’ favorite denier – Elana Schor and Alexander Burns – POLITICO

Published November 11, 2014 by wallacedarwin

James”Issa”Inhofe, insurance pusher. Wholly owned subsidiary of KochIndustries? :-$
Protogeé of Senator KOCH? :-$ :-*

The Jim Inhofe guide to climate denial

By Adam Sneed

1. “With all the hysteria, all the fear, all the phony science, could it be that manmade global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? I believe it is.” (Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works)

2. “God’s still up there. The arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageous.” (Think Progress, Right Wing Watch)

3. “The claim that global warming is caused by manmade emissions is simply untrue and not based on sound science. CO2 does not actually cause catastrophic disasters. Actually, it would be beneficial to our environment and the economy.”(Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works)

4. “To my knowledge, nobody has uttered the term ‘global warming’ since 2009. It’s been completely refuted in most areas. … Those people who really believe that the world’s coming to an end because of global warming and that’s all due to manmade, anthropogenic gases, we call those people alarmists.” (POLITICO)

5. “Alarmists are attempting to enact an agenda of energy suppression that is inconsistent with American values of freedom, prosperity, and environmental progress.” (Senate Committee on the Enivronment and Public Works)

Still, Inhofe’s outspoken skepticism on climate science stands in contrast to the caution that other Republicans showed on the issue during the midterms. Wary of a rising tide of environmental sensitivity among younger voters, conservative leaders from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to House Speaker John Boehner have protested that they lack the academic credentials to pass judgment on the science,


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