Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“Inhofe Dismisses Report on Climate Change”

Oklahoma’s U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is “unmoved” by the International Panel on Climate Change’s report that said it is 95 percent certain the earth is warming because of human activity.

Skeptics point out most of the measurable change occurred prior to 1998, which is the “15-year pause” referred to by Inhofe. Scientists say that’s because more than 90 percent of the energy trapped by greenhouse gases are absorbed by the oceans, which have continued to warm. In anticipation of the report, Inhofe filed legislation Thursday that would bar the United States from participating in international climate negotiations unless the panel’s report is amended to say it’s findings are “unproven scientific theory.”

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