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The real climate hoax

The real climate hoax

Perhaps taking a page from the bad old days of the petroleum-influenced George W. Bush administration, Donald Trump's cabinet nominees aren't denying the science behind climate change, they're just trying to cast doubt. Asked about mankind's impact on global warming, they've collectively shrugged their shoulders and waxed philosophically about the uncertainties involved in the matter.

Take, for example, the man nominated to be the next EPA administrator. Quizzed closely on the subject by Sen. Bernie Sanders during his confirmation hearing Wednesday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt dodged and weaved and restrained himself. He even suggested his thoughts on the subject...