Latest Jim Inhofe Stories

2011-08-23 15:32:55

  The Arlington, Virginia-based National Science Foundation (NSF) closed its inquiry into Michael Mann, a Pennsylvania researcher who´s been a target of climate-change skeptics. Mann was cleared of wrongdoing by investigators for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the flap surrounding e-mails hacked from a UK university. Pennsylvania State University, where Mann is a professor of meteorology, exonerated him in February of suppressing or falsifying...

2011-07-03 07:20:00

In a case that can only be appropriately described as ironic, Senator Jim Inhofe--the former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and a vocal critic of global warming theory--is blaming the environment for his recent illness. Specifically, Inhofe, a 76-year-old Republican representing the state of Oklahoma, has told reporters that he believes that he suffered what Tulsa World Washington Bureau Reporter Jim Myers refers to as "a severe upper respiratory illness"...

2011-06-30 00:00:27

Sen. James Inhofe, R-OK, the leading critic of global warming alarmism in Congress, will kick off The Heartland Institute's sixth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-6) at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, with a breakfast keynote address. Inhofe will be joined at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC by scores of state and federal elected officials, more than 50 think tank cosponsors, and some 300 scientists, economists, and policy experts who dispute the claim that "the...

2011-03-17 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today welcomed a bill introduced by Senators James Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) requiring that federal agencies assess the "cumulative energy and economic impacts" of several U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. Under the "Comprehensive Assessment of Regulations on the Economy (CARE) Act," the U.S. Department of Commerce would lead an interagency analysis of a number...

2010-11-22 10:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) has stood up again for Oklahoma's consumers and small businesses by becoming a co-sponsor of the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act (S 3181) which was introduced into the Senate by Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sam Brownback (R-KS). The bill has also gained support from Sens. Roland Burris (D-IL), Chris Dodd (D-CT), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and John Kerry (D-MA). "We want to thank Sen. Inhofe...

2010-09-21 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today praised Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and those senators who voted to stop the Senate Defense Authorization bill by voting against the motion to proceed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the vote Perkins said: "This is a victory for the...

2010-02-12 06:55:00

After record snowfall in Washington, opponents of climate change action are hoping to kill emissions legislation, which was already facing an uncertain political future. Environmentalists launched counter-attacks, pointing out that Olympics host Vancouver is faced with a lack of snow, which might offer proof of dangerous climate change. Conservatives have gone on the offensive and mocked leaders that warned about the planet's heating after Washington and other eastern cities have seen the...

2009-12-02 14:10:00

The University of East Anglia said Tuesday that the chief of a prestigious British research center caught in a storm of controversy over claims that he and others suppressed data about climate change has stepped down pending an investigation, The Associated Press reported. Phil Jones, whose e-mails were among the thousands of pieces of correspondence leaked to the Internet late last month, will relinquish his position as director of the Climatic Research Unit until the completion of an...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'