Saturday, April 16, 2011

Living on a hot planet:

 

If things keep going the way they are—Climate Change warming the planet, congress gutting the EPA and denying the science of Climate Change from our public officials—it is certain that life on planet Earth is going to be different. 

Our children are going to have less choices and a more compromised environment that we did.  Listen to this interview with an author who has been investigating those in power who are making sure that we don’t do something about Climate Change. 

Here’s an interesting quote from the interview: “There’s only debate about that in the United States of America. And we—you know, I get this all the time now, where people say, "Well, you know, there’s all this disagreement." There is not any disagreement, unless you are watching Fox News and listening to the House Republican Party.”  Read on:

As Congress Slashes EPA, Climate Funding, Author Mark Hertsgaard on "Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth" "As Congress Slashes EPA, Climate Funding, Author Mark Hertsgaard on "Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth" The budget deal approved by Congress cuts $1.6 billion from the budget of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—a 16 percent decrease; reduces funding for a planned climate desk within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and eliminates the position of assistant to the president for energy and climate change. " A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States.

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