The Bible and Climate Change

One of the most vocal and cynical deniers of climate change science, U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., says the Bible backs up him up:

“Well actually the Genesis 8:22 that I use in there is that ‘as long as the earth remains there will be seed time and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, day and night,’ my point is, God’s still up there. The arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageous.”

Hat tip: Right Wing Watch

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5 Comments

  1. rtrev
    Posted March 13, 2012 at 10:00 pm | Permalink

    He really needs to use Romans 8:22.

  2. Robert
    Posted March 13, 2012 at 8:06 pm | Permalink

    The last time the Bible was used to settle a significant scientific question was, what, when Galileo was censured by the Catholic Church? How’d that work out, anyway?

  3. Posted March 13, 2012 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    The joke is on you. He’s *courting* idiots, so it’s actually a brilliant move!

  4. Doc Bill
    Posted March 12, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Permalink

    Santorum put on his Dunce’s Cap today by announcing that carbon dioxide was not harmful: ask a plant.

    What an idiot.

  5. Posted March 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm | Permalink

    The only arrogance, is this idiots, dark age type comments. Why would any god think anything of a minuscule planet, revolving around a yellow dwarf star in the arm of an average galaxy. If man is god’s best creation, he is no god of any stature. Humans are among the most hideous creatures on the planet together with pathogenic bacteria & house flies.

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