Global Warming alarmists will try to claim anything that “proves” their delusions. Like street lights melting because of high temperatures caused, of course, by global warming:
Followed up by an alarmist tweeting the same to a US Senator:
This is the photo they were tweeting:
But there are more than a few problems with their hypothesis. Stillwater Oklahoma isn’t nearly as hot as Phoenix, Arizona where the highest temperature recorded is 50°C…which although hot isn’t nearly hot enough to melt High density polyethelene (HDPE) from which the Street Light Globes are made. The melting point of those is 130°C.
Perhaps if the alarmists had checked the news then they would have found out that the street lights melted, not because of global warming, but because of warming of a different nature:
But according to KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City, the street lamps melted because of a dumpster fire in the area the night before. KFOR first posted the streetlamp photo on its Facebook page.