Just want to note that the SC congressional delegation all voted against relief aid to victims of Hurricane Sandy: Even South Carolina residents who had been through Hurricane Hugo a quarter century ago said they have never seen anything like this, the deadly torrents that have crumbled roads, submerged houses and cars and killed at […]
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Where it rains and people die! (CNN)Horrific accounts of people drowning in a retirement home and being trapped in a road tunnel by floodwater have emerged after the French Riviera was hit by extreme downpours. Rainfall on an “exceptional scale” set off flash floods that wreaked havoc along France’s southeastern Mediterranean coast late Saturday, killing […]
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They’re Republicans, so I guess it’s redundant. But there they are, on a day when three Category 4 hurricanes are lined up in the Pacific, talking like the fools they are: WASHINGTON — The Senate rejected the scientific consensus that humans are causing climate change, days after NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]
From what I hear, an awful lot of Californians are ignoring the drought restrictions in favor of a green lawn and clean cars: Gov. Jerry Brown, appearing at the site of a wildfire that has charred nearly 70,000 acres in Lake, Yolo and Colusa counties since last week, said Thursday that the ferocity of fires […]
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 […]
I turned the A/C on at 8:30. I had a hardboiled egg and iced tea for breakfast. It is pretty damned hot.
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 […]
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 […]