Arnie to Inhofe: 'You're Stone Age'

Tue, 2006-11-28 13:31Ross Gelbspan
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Arnie to Inhofe: 'You're Stone Age'

Is global warming, as Sen. James Inhofe has said, “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American public?” Not according to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. On Meet the Press, Schwarzenegger characterized Inhofe's thinking as “stone age,” adding “the key thing for us is not pay any attention to those things.”

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A U.S. District Court judge ruled on June 27 that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service both wrongly approved expansion of the West Elk coal mine in Somerset, Colo., because they failed to take into account the economic impacts greenhouse gas emissions from the mining would have.
 
The federal agencies said it was impossible to quantify such impacts, but the court pointed out a tool is...
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