US Politicians’ Anti-Climate Change Arguments And Why They’re Wrong

Video: From “global warming is a hoax because it’s snowing” to “maybe this is our fault but we’re not doing a damn thing about it”, the climate rhetoric of the US GOP’s 2016 presidential candidates is a many-headed hydra of confusion, apathy, and straight-up delusion.

The science, on the other hand, is clear: Earth’s climate is changing, and human beings are causing it. As leaders from 196 countries convene in Paris to chart a path toward a fossil fuel-free future, the echo chamber of denialism within the GOP feels more and more like found footage from an alternate dimension where something went terribly wrong.

We’ve put together a little highlight reel of anti-climate change arguments, and what the experts have to say about them.