25 Jul '11, 5pm

Senate Climate Change Denier Made Sick by Algae Bloom Caused by Higher Climate Temps

Senate Climate Change Denier Made Sick by Algae Bloom Caused by Higher Climate Temps

Photo: Public domain via Wikimedia Commons Senator James Inhofe is, as you may be aware, the nation's foremost Congressional climate change denier. He revels in the role, mocking Al Gore at every chance he gets, belittling climate scientists, and vociferously insisting global warming is the greatest hoax ever to be perpetrated on the American people. So you can't help but derive a little schadenfreude from Mr. Inhofe's recent respiratory illness, which he contracted from swimming in Grand Lake, OK, where "sustained high temperatures" had fostered the rise of a particularly toxic bloom of blue-green algae. As Reddit puts it , "Global warming bites back ..." Okay, so clearly, that's not exactly accurate -- global warming didn't necessarily have anything to do with Grand Lake being so abnormally hot for such an abnormally long period of time that it was choked with disgusting...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/senator-jim-inhof...

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