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NEVER link weird weather to climate change!

Another must-read from Bill McKibben, a darkly tongue in cheek oped in the Washington Post warning people (NOT) against connecting the latest rash of tornadoes and other extreme weather to global warming. Find it on the 350.org website, read it and pass it on widely: http://action.350.org/signup_page/connections/.

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3 Responses to “NEVER link weird weather to climate change!”

  • Sohni says:

    Thanks for posting! I read this a few times. It’s a shame that people continue to waste time denying rather then doing something. And at this point, does it really matter if it’s man made or not? All that matters is that it is happening and we must do something. I for one feel powerless bc I just don’t see the urgency from the leaders that can really make it happen. I’m so dissapointed that Obama, a man with two beautiful young children, doesn’t make this a priority. I just don’t understand how this became so partisan…I’m sorry but it’s not a democracts planet or a republicans planet…it’s all of ours and frankly I don’t care whch party is pushing it. All I care about is taking what science is telling us and acting on it. How can one argue science??


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Independent journalist Mark Hertsgaard is the author of seven books that have been translated into sixteen languages, including Bravehearts: Whistle Blowing in the Age of Snowden; HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth; and A Day in the Life: The Music and Artistry of the Beatles. He has reported from twenty-five countries about politics, culture and the environment for leading outlets, including The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Time, Mother Jones, NPR, the BBC and The Nation, where is the environment correspondent. He lives in San Francisco.

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