The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee was planning to hold a markup of the Boxer-Kerry clean energy and climate bill this week, but Oklahoma Sen. and Science Denierism Grand Poobah James Inhofe and his Republican colleagues on the committee were, as planned, not in attendance.
Thus, we present a photo of all the hard work Inhofe and his colleagues put in today at the committee markup.
Last year Big Oil and other corporate polluters spent a record $168 million lobbying Congress. They’ve launched an unprecedented smear campaign to defeat comprehensive climate legislation and protect their profits.
Making matters worse, a recent Supreme Court ruling opens the floodgates for oil companies like Exxon Mobil to tap their vast corporate profits to also influence the outcome of federal elections.
We need your help now more than ever to continue building on the important progress we’ve made towards creating a cleaner, more sustainable future.