Source: Senator Inhofe
Washington, D.C. – Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, responded to Senator Harry Reid’s statement today that due to the current heat, droughts, and other hot weather events, skeptics are “not just on the other side of the debate, they’re on the other side of reality.” Senator Reid (D-NV) follows Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) and Senator John Kerry (D-MA) who took to the Senate floor last week to argue that current weather events are linked to manmade global warming.
“Today I have the pleasure of welcoming my good friend, Senator Reid, back to the global warming debate,” Senator Inhofe said. “Senator Reid said again today what they’ve been saying for years – that ‘the time to act is now’ – yet Senator Reid hasn’t brought a cap-and-trade bill to the floor since 2008, and he’s the one who said that cap-and-trade had been deleted from his dictionary. (more…)