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The power of translation: @BarackObama’s #climate anger emerging

April 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on The power of translation: @BarackObama’s #climate anger emerging

As part of President Barak Obama’s speech at the White House Correspondent’s dinner, as part of his speech (full video), the President introduced his anger translator who expressed — forcefully — perspectives that many in the reality-based community feel (and believe are pent up in many) and wish were part of the general and open dialogue […]

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Tags: barack obama · catastrophic climate change · climate change · Global Warming · global warming deniers · Obama Administration · political symbols · politics · President Barack Obama

@OFA “Call Out Climate Change Deniers”

May 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Organizing for America (OFA) is moving toward an ever-more aggressive positioning when it comes to clean energy and climate change issues. Added this past week to the website, “Call Out Climate Change Deniers“: Climate change is real, it’s caused largely by human activities, and it poses significant risks for our health. Some members of Congress […]

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Tags: anti-science syndrome · barack obama · climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · Obama Administration

Pres Obama Hits High Notes in State of Union

February 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

After several years of essentially ignoring Climate Change in the State of the Union address, President Obama spoke forcefully about climate change and clean energy in the speech. While there are some significant problems embedded in the discussion, such as praise for natural gas, there is significant material worth cheering, supporting, and building on. Amid […]

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Tags: barack obama · climate change · Energy · President Barack Obama · renewable energy

OFA asked for feedback … In three words: End Climate Silence!

October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Obama for America (OFA), the Obama-Biden reelection effort, asked for feedback in an email likely sent to millions.  I expect that many provided substantive feedback.  Below the fold is mine.

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · barack obama · Global Warming · Obama Administration · politics · President Barack Obama

A message from 10,000+ to BarackObama.COM

November 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today is one year before the 2012 Presidential election. An important date. Considering the Anti-Science Syndrome suffering Hatred Of a Liveable Economic System dominating the Republican Party, it not hard to see this as an election that could seal the nation’s fate when it comes to any hope for navigating the Perfect Storm of Peak […]

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · barack obama · Energy

Setting a leadership path: Obama Executive Order on Federal Energy

October 5th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Somewhat hidden to most Americans (on purpose), the Bush Administration’s Executive Order 13423 was perhaps the best energy-related action taken by George W Bush. It set meaningful energy efficiency targets and created paths for more effective energy management across the federal government. Today, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order that builds on 13423 and […]

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Tags: architecture2030 · barack obama · climate change · environmental · government energy policy

What about President Obama’s Drinking Problem?

July 6th, 2009 · 4 Comments

According to the Washington Post, Barack Obama has a serious problem: he is too perfect. Thus, there is much press attention searching for Obama’s character flaws, ever more diligently focusing on Obama’s cigarette usage rather than asking probing questions at press conferences on irrelevancies like energy policy. Considering the fact that the last President was […]

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Tags: barack obama · environmental · water

President Obama makes a strong, public call for a yes vote on ACES

June 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

President Obama made quite favorable comments about the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act at the opening of his press conference. (And, of course, no journalist thought this issue meriting a question …) Today, the President made a strong statement calling on all members of the House to vote for this legislation. In his […]

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It came from a blogger …

June 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Yesterday, President Barack Obama had a daytime press conference that is being viewed with outrage by many in the media world. That ‘outrage’ is manufactured and displaying ignorance. Obama presaged the questioning with a statement that included much discussion of the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act which is going to be up […]

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Tags: barack obama · journalism · Washington Post

Listening to a President …

April 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

One of the struggles of the new Administration is adapting to having a US President who is actually worth listening to, for whom it is worth carving time out to watch and listen to public statements and the impressive number of press conferences/availabilities and town halls. Issues of energy and climate change come up in […]

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Tags: barack obama · climate change · Energy · Obama Administration