Friday, February 15, 2013

Group Photo: ‘Safe Climate Caucus’ |
What a bunch of schmoes.
Stealing Valentine Candy from Babies « NoFrakkingConsensus
Conditioning kids to make meaningless sacrifices for Mother Earth isn’t the purpose of public education.
Roger Pielke Jr.'s Blog: A Case for Playing it Straight
What did Shepherd say in his briefing?

He said his spouse can see the impacts of recent extremes
Weather is now on steroids, like baseball players
Weather is like your mood, climate is like your personality
He cites two scientists quoted in The Guardian saying that all weather is affected by climate change
The impact of climate change can be seen in the price of Cheerios
The recent Northeast blizzard is related to climate change
Suggests that climate change is "loading the dice for extremes"
Obama Says He’ll Use ‘Bully Pulpit’ on Climate Issues |
“My job, I think, is to use the bully pulpit help raise people’s awareness [of climate change] because if the public cares about it, Congress eventually acts,” Mr. Obama said.
Flashback: Obama Cranks Up White House Thermostat: "You Could Grow Orchids In There"
Mr. Obama, who hates the cold, had cranked up the thermostat.

"He's from Hawaii, O.K.?" said Mr. Obama's senior adviser, David Axelrod, who occupies the small but strategically located office next door to his boss. "He likes it warm. You could grow orchids in there."

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