You may recall last year that Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe's grandchildren built an igloo to mock a killer snowstorm, calling it "Al Gore's New Home." Of course, extreme precipitation is precisely what we expect from human-caused global warming, but the story still got a lot of play in the media. What's more ironic is that the Senate's leading climate denier bailed on the annual Heartland climate science denial conference this morning -- saying "I am under the weather" (!) -- just as his home state is being slammed by a record-smashing heat wave and a drought more severe than the …
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