Campaign & The Climate - HuffPost Live
[31-minute video] Months ago, President Barack Obama said he wanted to take on the challenge of climate change. Governor Romney mocked him for his comments. Is Sandy forcing their hands?
Cara Santa Maria (Los Angeles, CA) HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent @CaraSantaMaria [Amusingly, around the 7:00 mark, Santa Maria brings up a "difficulty": If you tell the truth about global warming, "you're giving fuel to climate deniers"]
Chris Mooney (Washington, DC) Producer at Climate Desk Live @climatedesk [Mooney spends some time talking with his mute button on, then claims that we know that CO2 made Sandy worse]
George ["systemic causation"] Lakoff (Berkeley, CA) Professor of Linguistics at UC Berkeley, Author [around the 5-min mark, Lakoff mentions the possibility of the oceans rising 45 feet. Around the 28:30 mark, Linguistics Professor Lakoff starts expounding on bad-weather-preventing policy ideas]
Howard Fineman (Washington, DC) Huffington Post Media Group Editorial Director @howardfineman [Around the 18:00 mark, Fineman suggests that Bill Clinton would be a great salesman for the global warming hoax movement; around the 23:00 mark, Fineman claims that the climate has gotten "more dramatic and dangerous" and "the 100-year events keep happening every year"]