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Inhofe arrives in Copenhagen to say US will not pass climate bill

Posted By admin On December 17, 2009 @ 10:52 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Beth Daley
Boston Globe [1]
Thursday, December 17, 2009

COPENHAGEN — The parade of US politicians to the climate change talks continued this morning when Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma arrived for a two-hour visit to the Danish capital. His message for negotiators was that Congress will never pass a cap-and-trade bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and he reiterated his stance that man-made global warming is not occurring.

Inhofe, who held an impromptu press conference in the Bella Center, said the chances of passage of pending climate and energy legislation were “zero” and would remain so if such a bill was financially harmful to Americans in any way.

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“I figure you are going to hear from the other side,” he said, “so I wanted you to hear” this side.

Inhofe has been one of the most ardent detractors of man-made climate change, and this morning was no exception. He said the recent hacking, and publishing, of e-mails from a prominent climate change research group at East Anglia University in England showed that “the science has been debunked.”

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