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Reality confronts reality …

September 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Reality confronts reality …

At this time, the Climate Reality program is on a 24-hour long world-wide tour. Organized by (Vice) President Gore, this program moves time-zone by time-zone around the world, laying out the truth of climate science, things that are occurring to help turn the tide on Global Warming’s rising seas, realities of the time zone or […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate change · climate zombies · Energy · Global Warming · republican party · sarah palin · science · skeptic

Cool shirt … but what is the carbon (and other pollution) footprint?

August 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Climate Reality project is an interesting concept: > a global day-long event looking to the realities of climate science and climate disruptions impacts (existing and forecast), time zone by time zone. While not surprisingly under attack from the global warming denial machine (GWDM), we can expect that Gore and his team will assemble 24 […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate change · clothing · government energy policy

To Twit Lisa: It isn’t the “Murky Air Act”!

January 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on To Twit Lisa: It isn’t the “Murky Air Act”!

Senator Lisa Murkowski has been conniving with fossil-fuel lobbyists for a long time, seeking out paths to strip the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions under the Clean Air Act (CAA). Alaska has been called the poster state for global warming. Winter temperatures have already risen 6 degrees. Sea ice that […]

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Tags: Al Gore · carbon dioxide · climate change · Congress · emissions · Energy · Global Warming

If flat earthers had unlimited funds, would we fly around the globe?

December 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

If the people that believed the moon landing was staged on a movie lot had access to unlimited money from large carbon polluters or some other special interest who wanted to confuse people into thinking that the moon landing didn’t take place, I’m sure we’d have a robust debate about it right now. This is […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate change · climate delayers · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · politics

Milbank’s “Goracle” …

June 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Five months ago, today, the Washington Post‘s Dana Milbank went to town on Al Gore in With Al due respect, we’re doomed with 18 references to the “Goracle”, a right-wing term dismissive of Gore, trying to undermine his strong, science-backed discussion of Global Warming with ridicule suggesting that his substantive work somehow relates to the […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate change · climate delayers · Congress · Washington Post

Not even a rubber mallet? Do “Climate Change Leaders” know how to play hardball?

June 17th, 2009 · 4 Comments

When contemplating the path of climate legislation over the past several years, we must address a continual question and challenge for those (which should be all of us) concerned that our political system is proving unable to come up with a policy and regulatory framework that provides any real hope for putting us (the United […]

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Tags: Al Gore · analysis · climate change · climate delayers · climate legislation · Congress · democrats · environmental · Global Warming · government energy policy · politics

Progressive, Knowledgeable Environmentalists Need Not Apply?

May 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Progressive, Knowledgeable Environmentalists Need Not Apply?

Recently, several incongruous stories have crossed the desk (via those Internet tubes). Barbara Boxer hired, into a key counsel position for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, a Republican whose resume includes fighting against stronger acid-rain provisions when Republican counsel to the House Energy and Commerce Committee and employment with that stellar environmental institution, […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate change · Congress · energy efficiency · Global Warming · government energy policy · politics

HuffPost scores a 100 on the Inhofe Scale

January 5th, 2009 · 9 Comments

The New Year began with a bang over at the Huffington Post: the explosion of a new poster with a diatribe meriting a solid 100 on the Inhofe scale. [To DIGG this post.] As a reminder, thoughtful energy blogger Lou Grinzo (Cost of Energy) developed the concept of The Inhofe Scale. The Inhofe Scale will […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate delayers · Energy · Global Warming · global warming deniers · James Inhofe · skeptic · truthiness

Al: It is time to pick up the phone …

August 19th, 2008 · Comments Off on Al: It is time to pick up the phone …

Al The VP rumors are running hot and heavy. Kaine? Bayh? Sibelius? Clark? Clinton? Biden? Every direction one looks, a different name. Al This choice will say something serious about Barack Obama’s commitment to taking action on the greatest challenge that this nation, that humanity might ever have faced. Al This choice matters. And you […]

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Tags: 2008 presidential campaign · 2008 Presidential Election · Al Gore · barack obama · Energy

Can We Do It? Yes We Can!

July 18th, 2008 · Comments Off on Can We Do It? Yes We Can!

Al Gore has set a challenge: 100% clean electricity, 100%! Get us (the US, and eventually, all the globe) off coal. And, determine to do this within a decade. People are going to scream that this is impossible. They will be wrong.  This is possible, difficult to do in the timeline perhaps, but absolutely possible. […]

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Tags: Al Gore · Energy · Global Warming · global warming deniers · government energy policy · green · renewable energy