Three weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced that global warming couldn’t possibly be real, because New York City was about to receive a “major freeze” that would be “weeks ahead of normal”. Actually, a freeze would have been just about a week ahead
If Donald Trump can’t even read a local weather forecast accurately, how can he be trusted with data in more complex contexts, such as the national economy, foreign policy, congressional relations, and global climate change?
This year, New York City will see its first frost take place after the usual time in the autumn, not before, as Donald Trump claimed.
Shadows of future climate troubles are being cast at increasing length, with once-in-a-thousand-year rains in South Carolina, an immense El Nino weather pattern in the Pacific, and news that the ice sheets of Antarctica are likely to catastrophically collapse before the end of the century.
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
McMorris Rodgers has refused to support legislation that will alleviate suffering in Washington’s coastal communities.
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.
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
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.
When he talks about international barriers to climate change, Marco Rubio is slurring his speech.
“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