It’s tempting to say the climate change “debate” reached its silliest possible point today.
Sen. James Inhofe, the chair of the Senate Environment Committee, tossed a snowball during a floor session today to emphasize that it snowed in Washington and, therefore, the planet can’t be warming.
A more considered look: Climate Change in Minnesota
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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