Dinesh D'Souza Thinks Global Warming Doesn't Exist Because It Snows In Southern Hemisphere

Right-wing political commentator Dinesh D'Souza bizarrely argued on Monday that snow in the southern hemisphere during winter was somehow proof that global warming doesn't exist.

"Global warming comes to Australia. Unless you want to believe your lying eyes!" the conservative pundit wrote on Twitter, retweeting a post of kangaroos hopping in the snow in the Oceanian country this week.

As mocking social media users quickly pointed out, D'Souza appeared to be unaware that it is winter in the southern hemisphere when it is summer in the northern hemisphere. Although most people may think of the hot deserts or surfing beaches iconic to Australia's landscape, the country also experiences winter snowfall in parts of the country.

In fact, Twitter users in the country were sharing the clip and other photos making comments such as: "How to prove it snows in Australia."

But D'Souza, a climate change denier, was apparently unaware of this reality.

"Incredible self own here. Dinesh seems to think it's a blow against global warming because it's currently snowing in the *southern hemisphere*," journalist and photographer Jordan Uhl quipped in a tweet.

Author and journalist David Simon also mocked the right-wing pundit.

"In which the dumbest motherf--ker not wearing a clip-on tie or writing in crayon fails to understand that when it is summer in the United States, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere," Simon said, sharing D'Souza's post.

D'Souza, like many right-wing commentators and politicians, has dismissed the well-established science behind climate change, also commonly referred to as global warming. In a March tweet, he wrote: "If these climate change kooks want to convince the rest of us, shouldn't they start by modifying their own lifestyles? Let's see what exactly they're willing to give up. So far, it seems, NOTHING!"

Despite D'Souza's skepticism, as well as that of President Donald Trump, multiple studies have shown that at least 97 percent of actively publishing climate scientists agree that the warming climate over the past century is due to human activities, according to NASA. Concerned scientists have repeatedly warned about the devastating impact that the changing climate could bring, and in some cases has already brought, to humanity. From extreme heat, to extreme colds, and an increase in natural disasters, the data suggests that humans must take drastic action now to avoid major catastrophe.

Dinesh D'Souza attends the DC premiere of his film, 'Death of a Nation,' at E Street Cinema on August 1, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Shannon Finney/Getty Images

A recent study by the United Nations warned that just over a decade is left for humanity to take major steps to curb pollution and greenhouse gas emissions before potentially irreversible damage will be done to the global climate.

"We are the last generation that can prevent irreparable damage to our planet," U.N. General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés of Ecuador warned in March.