Friday, January 25, 2013

Obama climate push to tie environment, jobs: White House adviser | Reuters
This time around, though, Obama won't have the $90 billion in economic stimulus funds that his administration earlier pumped into clean energy and "green jobs" projects.
Obama's first-term clean energy efforts were tarnished by failed loans to companies like Solyndra, the California solar panel maker that went bankrupt in 2011 after receiving more than $527 million in government backing.
Politico: Kerry Appointment Shows Obama Seeks To 'Save The World' With Climate-Change Deals | NewsBusters
Gee, maybe one day we'll look back and realize that the advent of Barack Obama was the day "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal." Politico, at least, apparently thinks so.
Twitter / RogerPielkeJr: Ya think!? From Grist "green ...
Ya think!? From Grist "green groups...using extreme weather as a climate communication tool could very easily backfire"
Twitter / RogerPielkeJr: Note to climate advocates: ...
Note to climate advocates: Don't begin an op-ed with your fear of a few warm days last week. Even good policy ideas that follow will b lost.

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