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As long as this is an Al Gore thread...

This video is like a tonic. I watch this when I begin to doubt we can fix this ... but we will turn this craziness around ... we just need to do it together and we will.



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Posted by rosesaylavee | Tue Jun 3, 2014, 11:30 PM (1 replies)

What Happened To The Republican Consensus On Climate Change?

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This video includes quotes from George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, House Speaker Boehner, Senator John McCain and others talking about how they see Climate Change as a threat, that it is real and that it is human caused.

So, what happened here?

Senate Climate Discussion Happening NOW on C-Span

http://www.c-span.org/live/?channel=c-span-2

Senator Reid is starting the discussion - Australia experiencing their hottest summer yet, Tokyo had - did I hear him right? - how many years of snow in one month?

Durbin is now on...

More info: http://www.schatz.senate.gov/press-releases/monday-march-10_tuesday-march-11-senators-speaking-all-night-to-urge-action-on-climate-change

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From my email from climate reality project: "Climate change might certainly cause some sleepless nights, but what's happening tonight on Capitol Hill is something entirely new.

Starting right now, 6:30 pm EST, 30 passionate Senators -- including members of the Senate Climate Action Task Force -- are taking to the Senate floor to talk nonstop about climate change through the wee hours of the morning. They're attempting to elevate the urgency of climate disruption -- because it truly is one of the most important issues of our time.

We wanted to make sure you knew this was happening tonight -- very soon in fact -- so we hope you'll take a few minutes to be a part of this historic event.

Here's how you can get involved:

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #Up4Climate
Watch the event live starting at around 6:30 pm EDT here
Spread the word on Twitter and Facebook, forward this email, or use an old-fashioned telephone and call your friends and have them join you!

Good lord yes, this WAS due to Climate Change

The warming oceans, the warming air lend themselves to larger storms. This is the cost of all that carbon released into our atmosphere from our energy choices over the past 100 years. Our atmosphere is nearing full capacity for carbon to support life as we know it and yet, we still have media and people not educating themselves on the effects that will happen more and more if we continue to ignore and deny this problem.

The International Panel on Climate Change, in their fifth assessment that came out at the end of September, stated unequivocally that Climate Change is happening and that humans are causing it. http://www.ipcc.ch/

And there will be more and more of these extreme weather events until we agree to work together on a global level. And the longer we wait to address this, the more we hem and haw about 'hunh, I wonder if climate change could be behind this, the fewer options we have to address it.

This is NOT for some future generation's benefit.

This is for RIGHT NOW FOLKS!

More information here:
http://www.skepticalscience.com/
http://www.thecostofcarbon.org/
http://climaterealityproject.org/

The Price of Carbon

Got this from the Climate Reality page...

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Carbon pollution is not only disrupting our lives, itís hitting our wallets. Comedian and musician Reggie Watts shows how, laying out the billion-dollar connection between fossil-fuel energy and dirty weather events like Superstorm Sandy caused by carbon pollution.

Weíve all been paying the bill for years, but now itís got to stop and you can help. Share this with your friends and tell our leaders itís time to put a price on carbon and make the polluters pay.

Posted by rosesaylavee | Fri Aug 2, 2013, 11:11 PM (1 replies)
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