Ret. Adm. David Titley said,”The ocean, atmosphere and ice do not caucus, do not vote, and do not care about anyone’s politics.”
Direct about the fact that the party of environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt has become entrenched in refuting the findings of the larger scientific community, Brainard said, “You have to trust 97 percent of scientists.”
“The Koch Brothers have funded efforts to mislead the public in the face of a mountain of scientific evidence that climate change is real and human activities are the cause.”
Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”
“Groups backed by Charles and David Koch have lobbied and run political ads to support construction of the pipeline. But Koch Industries has consistently denied financial motives played any role in these activities, asserting that the Keystone XL pipeline has ‘nothing to do with any of our businesses.’ We want to know whether this is true.”
When I first wrote about the Safe Climate Caucus, they were new on the scene. Last year, the agenda of the Safe Climate Caucus was to have a member of the House of Representatives speak daily on the impact of climate change. Now, with new members on board, they are taking the social media track […]
Albright referenced those who maintain the science remains unproven as “delusional” and “flat earth people.”
Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) seemed to have dropped in to a different hearing altogether when he expressed the hope that both sides of the aisle could “come together” to deal with “these serious environmental issues.”
I thought of all the amazing people that have been on my radar over the past twelve months. They are on the front lines of activism to heal the planet.
The National Climate Assessment, recently released in draft form, related that since 1895 there has been a 1.5 degree Fahrenheit increase in temperature.