Senate Agrees Climate Change Is Happening, Just Not On Why
The Senate voted to confirm climate change is real, but some still weren't on board with the idea that humans are causing it.By Sebastian Martinez | January 22, 2015
Sen. Cory Gardner said: "On this vote the yeas are 98. The nays are one. Under the previous order requiring 60 votes for the adoption of this amendment, the amendment is agreed to."
That was Wednesday afternoon, when the Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of an amendment affirming that climate change is real and is happening now.
Even Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe, one of the Senate's most outspoken climate change skeptics, and, coincidentally, chairman of the Senate subcommittee on Climate and Public Works, voted for the amendment. (Video via Office of Sen. Jim Inhofe)