In a radio interview with Voice of Christian Youth America, Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) argued that his belief that global warming is a hoax is biblically inspired. Promoting his book The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future, Inhofe told interviewer Vic Eliason on Wednesday that only God can change the climate, and the idea that manmade pollution could affect the seasons is “arrogance“.
In the interview, Inhofe did not mention he has received $1,352,523 in campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry, including $90,950 from Koch Industries.
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Whoa! It is embarrassing to have such a person serving in our Senate.
Actually, this belief appears to be dying out as people are noticing the ever more noticeable effects of climate change worldwide. The data has held up to scrutiny and attacks made by Inhofe on individual scientists and scientific organizations, while deplorable, have fizzled. It was successful disinformation for a while but hopefully the tide is turning.
True arrogance is his assertion that one book can be the ultimate authority on everything and that HIS GOD is the only thing that matters.