The President On The Keystone XL Pipeline

Just what I have been telling you all along:

Now will he veto the bill if it arrives at his desk?

I will have more on this later.

Changing The Conversation On Climate Change Part II

Published today by the Associated Press, a little article about Democratic Mayors fighting climate change at the local level in spite of Republican governors remaining skeptics. So yes, as I stated earlier, things can be done without convincing everyone that they need to believe that climate change exists:

For coastal cities such as Galveston, Houston […]

Changing The Conversation On Climate Change

There are two types of climate change deniers. The first ones deny that climate change even exists, and the second group accept climate change but deny man’s contribution to the problem.

The first group should be totally ignored. They will not be swayed and won’t accept climate change as reality until they are treading water. […]

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders calls out Marco Rubio for embarrassing the nation on climate change

During a recent appearance on The Ed Show, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont responded to Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s complete denial of climate change science by saying, “I gotta say this, Ed. I really gotta say this. Look, you and I have all kinds of differences with Republicans, but to totally reject what the […]

Ron Johnson’s Approval Rating at 28%

The latest Marquette Poll shows that Ron Johnson’s approval rating is at a meager 28%. Johnson rode into office on a wave of anti-incumbent, anti-progress Tea Party voters in 2010. He defeated three-term Senator and progressive icon Russ Feingold in a stunning upset. Although Johnson was leading in the polls, many progressives and media figures […]

Reading List for November 6, 2013

I promise not to do this too often, but from time to time, I want to share with you some articles I found to be informative, interesting, and relevant to being an educated citizen of today. I draw articles from many of the sources I read on a regular basis, and I believe you’ll enjoy […]

Updated: An Open Letter to John Boehner

This is a letter that has been sent to Speaker John Boehner’s office, concerning the extremely light schedule that he and the Republican leadership have arranged for the remainder of the year. Should anyone share my thoughts, I ask you to please contact the Speaker, as well as your personal representatives, by sending them this […]

An Open Letter to John Boehner

This is a letter that has been sent to Speaker John Boehner’s office, concerning the extremely light schedule that he and the Republican leadership have arranged for the remainder of the year. Should anyone share my thoughts, I ask you to please contact the Speaker, as well as your personal representatives, by sending them this […]

Climate Change Expectations: a few random things to talk about

Overpopulation

…In 1900, there were just 1.65 billion of us; now, there are 7.2 billion. That’s more than two doublings, and the next billion-human increase is expected to occur over the short space of just 12 years.

 

 

Killer Hornets

The population of Asian giant hornets (vespa mandarinia), as […]

IPCC Climate Change Report Released

 

As good a primer on the IPCC and its report as any I suppose. I’m not familiar with Wunderground, but it has devised a good summary. View it here.

UN Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions – New York Times

STOCKHOLM — The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper […]

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