Monday, February 04, 2013

The Reference Frame: Skeptical Swedish climatology
Now, my key point is this: If something requires a microscope to be seen, it's almost certainly not an elephant who will crush us underfoot. ;-)
Obama’s climate team appears primed for action -
Obama “recognizes very clearly that this is an urgent problem that we’ve now lost far too much time in addressing,” McDonough said during a May 2007 discussion hosted by the Brookings Institution, speaking as a campaign surrogate. Inserting a personal touch, the Minnesota native noted, “When I was home at the holidays, there was no ice fishing this year for the first time that I can remember in a long time.”
6. Frances Beinecke

The president of the Natural Resources Defense Council could be a key saleswoman for Obama’s policies as well as a crucial player in the environmental community’s efforts to influence the administration.  [Wait, what?!  I thought Obama was going to represent the American people, utterly uninfluenced by evil "special interests".]

“She is the herder of the green groups on climate change,” one environmentalist said.

Frances Beinecke said she met with Obama at least three times during his first term...
Barack Obama Quotes
When special interests put their thumb on the scale, and distort the free market, the people who compete by the rules come in last.

BARACK OBAMA, speech, Aug. 2, 2008
Natural Resources Defense Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a New York City-based, non-profit, non-partisan international environmental advocacy group, with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Beijing. Founded in 1970, NRDC today has 1.3 million members and online activists nationwide and a staff of more than 400 lawyers, scientists and other policy experts.

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