Social Media Buzz: GOP Congressman Suggests Falling Rocks Contributing To Sea Level Rise

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Republican Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama claimed on Wednesday during a hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology that rocks falling into the ocean are causing sea level rise. A climate change researcher debunked that claim — and Twitter erupted.

Also, net neutrality snagged a win this week in the Senate, but advocates say the fight over internet access is not over.

Here & Now's Robin Young discusses those stories with Femi Oke (@FemiOke) of Al Jazeera English, along with reaction to a video of a white lawyer threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement because people were speaking Spanish in a restaurant.

This segment aired on May 18, 2018.


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