This is James Inhofe. He's a senator in the state of Oklahoma: "God's still up there, the arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageous". The problem is he's been the Chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. This is the committee that has oversight on environmenal matters in the US. And this is Pope Francis last week on climate change: "decisive action, here and now".
Denial 101x is an on-line open access course run by environment researcher John Cook from the University of Queensland, and he speaks to Dirt Radio this week about the course and why he decided to put it together.
Then we head to western Victoria to talk with a spokesperson from the Otway Conservation Association about why burning native forest is not a renewable energy source and should not be included in the RET.