On February 26, 2015 Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, walked onto the floor of the U.S. Senate toting a snowball as a prop. According to Inhofe, the mere existence of the snowball was proof that climate change was a hoax.
Since Inhofe’s stunt, science denial has flowed from the mouths of Republican leadership, flooding news outlets and social media with nonsense while hundred-year storms have flooded the heartland and wildfires have charred the American West.
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