Inhofe Once Again Chooses Fiction over Science

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Sarah just pointed me to this Jiminhotwater post reporting that the Chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee is once again calling as a witness someone who expertise leans strongly into PR and only weakly into science.

As per the comments on the weekend by Teresa Heinz Kerry, Jim Inhofe has been perverting the public conversation on climate change by inviting cranky deniers to testify at his committee while preventing the Democrats from inviting anyone at all. Inhofe’s latest guest is “Skeptical Environmentalist” Bjorn Lomborg – a man whose record of scientific research in this field is worse than Tim Ball’s.

If any of these people were the least credible, they would be happy to throw open the “debate” to real scientists. But not on Jim Inhofe’s watch …

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