Thursday, June 20, 2013


Tom Steyer ups climate change pressure on Obama | Politics Blog | an blog
Steyer agrees that climate change doesn’t “dial test” well.
“That’s not exactly a startling revelation. That doesn’t surprise me in the least,” he said.
Meanwhile, while Steyer is in Washington Thursday [He didn't get there by flying, did he?], his wife Kat Taylor will be at what’s expected to be a large climate-related demonstration at the Golden Gate Bridge led by the Oakland-based National Nurses United union.
Enviro slams Obama: ‘Among the three most environmental U.S. presidents of the 21st century’ |
Mr Obama’s environmental reputation is on the line, said [Clean Air Watch's Frank] O’Donnell, especially as it is widely considered inevitable that the president will approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline linking Canada’s tar sands to the American refineries on the Gulf of Mexico.
The time for climate action is now -
Early predictions made by climate scientists — back when much of the nation was still dubious about any kind of greenhouse effect and many denied it existed — are coming true even more quickly than expected. Although no single weather event can be laid at the door of global warming, more extreme weather throughout the nation, such as tornadoes in the Midwest and hurricanes in the Northeast, already is upon us, as are worsening dryness and fire seasons in the West.
Twitter / RogerPielkeJr: Believe when I see it. NYT ...
Believe when I see it. NYT MQ "Obama decided risks frm clim change outweighed potential economic and political costs"

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