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Stunning contrast … must watch/consider video re #climate & #science denial politicians

September 11th, 2017 · Comments Off on Stunning contrast … must watch/consider video re #climate & #science denial politicians

Two Get Energy Smart Now blog posts inspired the above DeSmogBlog video: The contrast stuns me/should stun you: Climate Catastrophes vs Fossil Foolish Promotion http://getenergysmartnow.com/2017/09/04/climate-catastrophes-striking-from-sea-to-shining-sea/

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Tags: catastrophic climate change · climate change · science denial

The contrast stuns me/should stun you: Climate Catastrophes vs Fossil Foolish Promotion

September 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Whether purposeful or not, Donald Trump manages to provide stunning, jaw-dropping moments and actions at a pace impossible for a reasonable person to track while attempting to maintain anything close to a normal life.  Amid outrageous actions (like against the Dreamers & DACA), immoral and despicable commentary (such as emphasizing those “very fine people” who […]

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Tags: climate change · Donald Trump

#HurricaneHarvey & the #HoustonFloods proves #climate adaptation investments can pay off …

August 31st, 2017 · 1 Comment

Scenes of the Cajun Navy, CNN rescues, Waffle House and other businesses acting decently to great, and basic human decency (even heroism) seem to dominate ‘the’ story as to helping Houstonians amid and after Hurricane Harvey’s (still probably inconceivable for all of us who were under its) 50 inches of rain. AJ+  ?@ajplus As emergency […]

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Tags: climate change · economics

For well over a century: #climate in #PopularMechanics

June 9th, 2017 · Comments Off on For well over a century: #climate in #PopularMechanics

Popular Mechanics is an American institution, a window on “how your world works” for 115 years. Amid its myriad pieces fascinating to tech geeks of all colors and strains (including Energy COOL-loving geeks), it has published quite a few pieces directly on or related to climate change over the years.  Little did I know, but […]

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Tags: climate change · coal

Courtesy of Omics Online’s “Environment Pollution & Climate Change”: a ‘refutation’ of centuries of science & emergent requirement for massive sprinkers?

May 16th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Sometimes the jaw dropping moments break through the floor. For U.S. national security professionals (and, well, anyone associated with intelligence in the United States or any allies), Donald Trump’s blustering blabbering of extremely sensitive material to the Russians is causing lots of jaws to break lots of flooring.  (Perhaps a good time to be in […]

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Tags: #AlternativeFacts · anti-science syndrome · climate change · science

.@EPAScottPruitt rejects basic science: is there media normalizing

March 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

When it comes to climate science, Donald Trump arrogantly shows his total lack of intellectual curiosity and disdainfully rejects the world’s leading scientists’ and scientific institutions conclusion that  climate change is real humanity is driving this change this is creating serious risks Science denial isn’t isolated to the Oval Office, it is one of the […]

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Tags: climate change · climate zombies · Energy · EPA · science · Trump Administration

Oklahoma desperately needs @JimInhofe’s snowballs

February 14th, 2017 · Comments Off on Oklahoma desperately needs @JimInhofe’s snowballs

From Donald Trump to Sean Hannity to Harold Hamm to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Exxon), one of the favorite global warming science denial idiocies is “Ha … if there’s so much warming, why’s there snow outside.”  Jim Inhofe famously had his grandchildren make an igloo mocking Al Gore and more famously wanted to start a snowball […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · James Inhofe

#Science denial/confusion in the classroom: Sadly, not just a US problem.

February 9th, 2017 · Comments Off on #Science denial/confusion in the classroom: Sadly, not just a US problem.

Just as occurred (and, sigh, still occurs) with the tobacco industry, a key target of fossil fuel promoters is to sow confusion about the science related to fossil fuel pollution impacts (from climate change to mercury poisoning to …), the strength of the scientific consensus, and about the work of scientists (as individuals and as […]

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Tags: climate change · Education · science

Adding more GHG layers topping 408ppm when we should be stripping down to 350ppm & below

January 28th, 2017 · Comments Off on Adding more GHG layers topping 408ppm when we should be stripping down to 350ppm & below

As Donald Trump continues to drive news cycles with #AlternativeFacts and installs perhaps the most anti-#science government that modern human history has seen in a major government (and this comment re ‘perhaps’ is that jury is out in comparison with Stalin’s Soviet Union and Hitler’s Nazi Germany: both of which had serious anti-science elements (lunacies) […]

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Tags: advertising · climate change

Petitioning at White House website for Trump Administration Climate Action

January 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Within seconds of the hand hitting the Bible, “climate” disappeared from the White House website as @TeamTrump seized control from the Obama Administration. In its place, a truthiness-laden paean to fossil fuels that simply ignores the accelerating energy revolution sweeping the world.  No mention of plunging LED, solar, wind, and other ‘clean-energy’ prices as their […]

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Tags: climate change · Trump Administration