Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Twitter / David "Climate Nuremberg" Roberts
Remember when everybody was talking about climate change there for a few minutes yesterday? Good times.
Global Cooling Causes More Extreme Weather–World Meteorological Organisation 1975 | NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT
In an interview with Science News in 1975, C C Wallen, Head of the Special Environmental Applications Division of the World Meteorological Organization, had this to say about the consequences of the cooling trend since 1940:

The principal weather change likely to accompany the cooling trend is increased variability-alternating extremes of temperature and precipitation in any given area-which would almost certainly lower average crop yields.
President Obama’s war on coal is real, industry supporters say -
Many opponents of the president’s plans are skeptical that he’ll get other major countries to go along, although China is piloting a cap and trade program.

“If we cannot get China to agree to hand over one American fugitive, the prospects for China following the president’s climate lead are dim,” said Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). “Leaders in Beijing will gladly welcome America’s job creators, and America’s coal with open arms.”
Oregon residents are planning a funeral to memorialize dead bees | Grist
Now, to “memorialize these fallen lifeforms and talk about the plight of the bees and their importance to life on Earth,” Portlander Rozzell Medina is organizing the Wilsonville Bees Memorial. It will take place this coming Sunday, at the Wilsonville Target.

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