James Inhofe

Cold weather doesn't refute climate change

Cold weather doesn't refute climate change

Cold enough for you? With a polar vortex that has produced dangerously cold weather and wind chills of 50 below zero in the Midwest now lowering temperatures in Maryland as well, there is bound to be a lot of unhappy campers, some of whom in their moments of extreme discomfort are bound to say something along the lines of this: Whatever happened to global warming? For many, it’s just a way of ironically and humorously bemoaning the circumstances not unlike, “Cold enough for you?” Unfortunately, for others it is a less-than-subtle effort to suggest that climate change, despite overwhelming support for it within the scientific community, is a fraud as the icicles hanging from one’s nose can...

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