This Climate Change Denier is Who Bill Nye Will Debate Next

Earlier this month, America's science teacher Bill Nye debated creationist Ken Ham in what will go down as one of the strangest conversations of all time (which, if you ask Ham, isn't actually that long). Nye must have had such a good time with Ham, that he's decided to continue to quest to educate the country by debating some of its more "unique" thinkers.

On Sunday's episode of Meet the Press, Nye will be debating Marsha Blackburn, the Republican congresswoman from Tennessee who staunchly denies climate change, calling it an "unsettled science." 

Blackburn is what some might call a "free-thinker" when it comes to climate change. That wouldn't be the worst thing in the world, but she is the vice-chair of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, which means she's instrumental in government decisions regarding climate change. And if she's not fully informed on the subject, we could all be in for some serious problems.


Yeah, so Bill might get a might annoyed by Blackburn. If we're lucky, there might even be a bit of this:


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