Wednesday, February 21, 2007

GOP, Global Warming & Dinosaur Farts

By Richard Monastersky and Jeffrey Brainard
February 22, 2007

When Congress starts discussing the climatic effects of dinosaur farts, it treads on dangerous territory, given members' own reputations for producing hot air. But Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California bravely ventured into that sensitive subject on Feb. 8, during a heated hearing on global warming in the House Committee on Science and Technology.

In the three-hour session, members quizzed four scientists who had helped oversee a report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, better known as the IPCC.

Read on.

1 comment:

Galeandra said...

Comforting to see such perspicacity and breadth of vision in the (Republican) leaders of your great nation. The rest of us can feel really comfortable as we bob unwillingly in the wash of your ship of state. Nothing like pancake humour and maple syrup to make unpalatable grit pass right on through.