NASA's James Hansen Slams Obama for Failure to Lead on Climate | In today's New York Times NASA's leading climate scientist James Hansen takes the president to task for not doing jack on climate change. "President Obama speaks of a 'planet in peril,'" Hansen fumes, "but he does not provide the leadership needed to change the world’s course."
400 PPM: Al Gore - Yesterday, for the first time in human history, concentrations of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, hit 400 parts per million in our planets atmosphere. Now, more than ever before, we are reaping the consequences of our recklessness.
Bernie Sanders at People’s Climate March: To Stop Global Warming, Get Dirty Money Out of Politics: Speaking at the People’s Climate March in New York City, independent Senator Bernie Sanders discusses a potential 2016 presidential run and how getting money out of politics is critical to addressing the climate crisis. "[President Obama] can and should do more," Sanders says. "But the major impediment right now is not Obama, it is the Republican Party. We have to call them out on this.
Obama Questions Keystone XL Pipeline Job Projections - President Obama called into question the number of jobs that would be created from the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in an interview with the NYT released on Sat. "Republicans have said that this would be a big jobs generator,There is no evidence that that's true. The most realistic estimates are this might create maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline, which might take a year or 2 & then after that...