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Maine Foliage Report, October 1: Green

Courtesy of Bangor Daily News, the Maine Foliage Report for October 1 2015:

Is this what climate change looks like? Not necessarily. This could just be an abnormal year for Maine — and it certainly is abnormal. Past foliage reports from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, which are available from 2011-2014 […]

No, Jeb Bush Should Not Take Advice From Pope Francis On Climate Change

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Foster rose to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to add his two cents to a debate over a religion, science, and climate change. Foster told his colleagues in Congress, “Last week Pope Francis challenged us to take courageous steps to combat climate change, a call to action that […]

Derek Kilmer Addresses Climate Issue Behind Fire That McMorris Rodgers Avoids

McMorris Rodgers has refused to support legislation that will alleviate suffering in Washington’s coastal communities. […]

Representative McMorris Rodgers Mourns Firefighters, Ignores The Problem That Burned Them Alive

Representative McMorris Rodgers hasn’t been elected to represent the fossil fuels industry, however. She has been elected to represent the interests of the people who live in the 5th congressional district of Washington. Right now, that district is on fire. […]

Obama’s Long Neglect Of Climate Change Provokes Skepticism With Alaska PR Stunt

So, President Barack Obama is taking a hike on a melting glacier in Alaska this week. That’s nice. He’s giving speeches about the urgency of addressing climate change. That’s nice.

In 2008, though, Obama promoted ridiculous “clean coal” propaganda from the fossil fuels industry. In 2009, Obama walked away from climate legislation that he had […]

The Top 5 Reasons Stupid Liberals Can’t Understand Global Cooling

Yes, when it comes to climate change, we liberals are stupid… Right now, we need more than just scientifically-informed liberals to confront these facts. […]

Marco Rubio Is Furious At Chinese For Releasing Less Carbon Dioxide Than Americans Do

When he talks about international barriers to climate change, Marco Rubio is slurring his speech. […]

Three Presidential Candidates Sign Pledge To Take No Money From Fossil Fuels Corporations

“In the name of protecting our country and the world from the growing dangers of climate change, I will neither solicit nor accept campaign contributions from any oil, gas, or coal company.”

Three presidential candidates have signed their names to this pledge:

Martin O’Malley

Bernie Sanders

Jill Stein

The rest have declared themselves open […]

Congressional Republicans Vote Against Pro-Life Amendment, Help Corporate Coal Cover Up Its Filth Instead

Yesterday, not one Republican in the House of Representatives voted to protect the lives of infants and unborn babies from the toxic effects of coal sludge in their mother’s drinking water. How is that Pro-Life? […]

Climate Disaster Previewed With California Water War In US Congress

Instead of fighting over the shrinking resources that remain, legislators in Congress ought to be working together to deal with climate change, the root cause of the increased frequency of severe drought in the Southwest. […]

June 2015 was the Warmest Global June on Record

“Contrary to what global warming extremists suggest, the science of climate change is not decided.” So wrote the “Acton Institute” on June 17, 2015. The “Acton Institute” is funded by Exxon Mobil, deregulation billionaire David H. Koch, abd deregulation billionaire Richard DeVos, and its leadership includes representatives of corporations in the oil industry. The “Action […]