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Category Archive for 'Climate Change'

I just don’t understand why she won’t answer, because her refusal to answer is going to piss off twice as many people as answering would: Hillary Clinton took a strong stance on clean energy Monday, telling a crowd in Des Moines, Iowa, that her efforts to tackle climate change would parallel President John F. Kennedy’s […]

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How hot is it?

I turned the A/C on at 8:30. I had a hardboiled egg and iced tea for breakfast. It is pretty damned hot. Bookmark It

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It would be nice if just once, she came right out and told us what she has planned — keeping in mind, of course, that she intends to govern and won’t really offer voters a Christmas list of what they want if she can’t deliver: Hillary Clinton’s newly unveiled climate vision sounds ambitious on its […]

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First, we need a straight answer on the Keystone XL pipeline. And hopefully, we can get a Democratic congress and actually do something about climate change: On Sunday evening, the Democratic presidential candidate released a fact sheet detailing her plan to fight climate change, and it focuses heavily on promoting clean energy generation across the […]

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Do you suppose there’s anything that can get politicians to deal with this? I expect we’ll all be underwater first: In what may prove to be a turning point for political action on climate change, a breathtaking new study casts extreme doubt about the near-term stability of global sea levels. The study—written by James Hansen, […]

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Heat wave

Not even 9 a.m., and I had to turn the AC on. An EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING is in effect for the I-95 corridor and the metro areas until 8:00 p.m. with heat indices ranging from 100-107. Bookmark It

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El Niño forming

The good news is, it means the end of a four-year drought — but it may also mean massive flooding on parched land: SACRAMENTO – There is growing evidence that California could see an even stronger El Niño event this winter than the one in 1997 that caused massive flooding across Northern California. Stunning images […]

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Is that global warming has thrown a monkey wrench into everything we used to know. There are a lot of things that are now risky that didn’t used to be, or were rare, or confined to one part of the world — but not anymore. Oh, and our medicine isn’t going to be able to […]

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But damn, tornadoes are becoming a lot more frequent around here than they used to be. I was getting acupuncture treatment for a severe tension headache, which normally involves kicking back in a lounge chair for an hour while schlocky New Age “music” plays in the background. Instead, I had mixed emotions: High winds, rain […]

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The attack on Christians is coming from the right, not the left. In an interview yesterday on the Family Research Council’s “Washington Watch” program, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., railed against Pope Francis and other Christian leaders who have addressed the human influence on climate change. Inhofe told FRC President Tony Perkins that the pope’s recent […]

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