Sure, Republicans are taking over the Senate, but can you really tell the difference these days? Wednesday was a big day for Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK). In the morning, he officially took the gavel as chairman of the Senate’s Environment Committee. In the afternoon, he took the Senate floor for a long speech about how […]
Watch Sen. James Inhofe cite the Bible to prove that humans aren't causing climate change.
On Wednesday, Americans found out that there is in fact a senator more skeptical of the reality of manmade global warming than Republican James Inhofe of Oklahoma When the Senate voted by an unusually lopsided margin of 98-to-1 to declare:...Show More Summary
Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) chairs the Senate committee overseeing the environment. The post New Senate Environment Chair Goes On Rant Arguing Climate Science Is A Hoax appeared first on ThinkProgress.
James Inhofe, the Senate's leading climate denier, is leading the charge to undermine the U.S.-China climate pact and a future Paris agreement.
Climate change "is not a hoax," according to the U.S. Senate, which voted 98 to 1 in favor of an amendment stating as much Wednesday. Explaining his vote, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said that there was "Biblical evidence" of climate change, but that humans were not responsible for it. With this amendment, Democrats had hoped to force Republicans to […]
Add Senator James Inhofe, the conservative Republican from Oklahoma, to a small but growing list of senators who would consider backing an increase in the gasoline tax. Just don’t call it a tax.
Speaking on the Senate floor in July, Oklahoma's James Inhofe -- soon to head, once again, the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee -- made a claim that has become quite prevalent among skeptics of climate change skeptics. "For the past 15 years," Inhofe said, "temperatures across the globe have not increased." Inhofe was offering one […]
Sen. James Inhofe is frequently referred to as a "skeptic" of climate change. But he'd more accurately be described as a "denier" of it.Now, a large group of prominent skeptics are trying to convince journalists to understand the distinction so they stop misusing the "S" word:
When the Republicans take control of the Senate in January, one very, very terrifyingly dense individual is going to be handed the keys to the environment committee—Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), an 80-year-old climate denier who is so sure that God
When asked recently whether global warming was a hoax, without missing a beat, Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma told Mother Jones: “Yes!” When asked who was responsible for the elaborate hoax, Inhofe replied: “Hollywood liberals...Show More Summary
In Mother Jones this week, David Corn reports that Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) told him several years ago that Barbra Streisand was behind a vast conspiracy to fool us into believing that climate change is real. At first, Inhofe's claim seems ridiculous, even alarming. Show More Summary
Talk radio host Hugh Hewitt and Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) squared off over military pay and benefit cuts as part of a military budget deal on Tuesday. Hewitt said that listeners had been writing to him and were "pissed" and declared "I hope some Republican stands up and filibusters it." After Inhofe said "we don’t like it. Show More Summary
Sen. James Inhofe has already denounced the new regulations, which will limit smog-causing ozone
Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) is famous for thinking that human-caused global warming is the "greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people." His belief presupposes the existence of a worldwide conspiracy--sustained over many decades--by...Show More Summary
On his show Wednesday night, CNN’s Jake Tapper discussed the new deal struck between the U.S. and China to reduce carbon emissions with Senator James Inhofe (R-OK). Inhofe, the likely new chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, unsurprisingly...Show More Summary
It seems our soon to be head of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, wingnut and climate change denier James Inhofe is already making the rounds in the media now that Republicans have retaken control of the Senate. He at...Show More Summary
CNN’s Jake Tapper appeared to catch Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) in a bit of a contradiction on Wednesday when he spoke to the likely new chair of Environment and Public Works Committee and avowed climate change denier about a new deal struck between the U.S. and China to reduce carbon emissions.
Only in America could a man who demanded the Justice Department to investigate the Climate Change "Hoax" could be head of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. This is another example of why elections have consequences. Ever...Show More Summary