By Beth Daley, Globe Staff
Inhofe, who held an impromptu press conference in the Bella Center, said the chances of passage of pending climate and energy legislation were "zero" and would remain so if such a bill was financially harmful to Americans in any way.
"I figure you are going to hear from the other side," he said, "so I wanted you to hear" this side.
Inhofe has been one of the most ardent detractors of man-made climate change, and this morning was no exception. He said the recent hacking, and publishing, of e-mails from a prominent climate change research group at
Climate skeptics have seized on the disclosure of the e-mails, which they have branded "climategate,"
US Representative Ed Markey of
UPDATE: There was misplaced phrase earlier in the blog post and corrected it.
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