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Local Officials: Wind Turbines Enhance Communities, Home Values

May 20, 2019 - 10:58pm
Or at very least, have no effect. Big boogeyman for the wind-bagger set. More on this topic in the vid below, start at 2:33 if pressed. Advertisements
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New Video: Creative Climate Communication

May 20, 2019 - 7:03am
We’ve spent the last dozen years trying to figure out best practice for climate communication.No one has a magic bullet, but young scientists and engineers are finding creative pathways to tell the story in fresh fashion. New York Times: Climate science has struggled mightily with a messaging problem.The well-worn tactic of hitting people over the […]
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Local Leaders are Best Advocates for Wind and Renewables

May 20, 2019 - 7:03am
If you’ve followed the way I learned about climate change, you’ll notice that I point a camera at experts and let them talk. I’ve been collecting interviews from the best experts on wind energy, and how renewables are changing the face of rural America – the local officials who deal with the day-to-day realities of […]
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Justin Amash on Climate: Playbook Science Denial

May 19, 2019 - 12:32pm
Now that he's read the Mueller report, @justinamash might want to read the IPCC report as well.
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Crop Catastrophe Shaping Up in Midwest?

May 19, 2019 - 11:56am
Video report above is several weeks old, but conditions have not improved in the soggy midwest, and this week’s forecast is for much, much more rain in already waterlogged areas CNN – May 18: More than 70 million Americans are under the threat of severe weather from Texas to southern Minnesota, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink […]
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Former Nuclear Regulator: Ban Nuclear Power

May 18, 2019 - 12:08pm
Worth a read. The underlying assumption one might come away with is that some kind of “ban” has been, or could, limit nuclear development.Fact: the nuclear industry has been all but completely hobbled since the mid-seventies by it’s own ineptitude and out of control costs of new construction. I wish it were not so, but […]
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Young People Strike for Climate May 24

May 18, 2019 - 11:49am
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April Showers Make New Record

May 18, 2019 - 11:33am
Here in the midwest, spring planting is weeks behind schedule as water logged fields keep farmers from getting to work – and forecast is for yet another period of heavy rains in the offing. You’re not wrong. Heavy rains are coming more frequently. Robert Scribbler blog: According to reports from NOAA, the U.S. just saw its […]
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The Soil Solution to Climate Change

May 16, 2019 - 2:19pm
The Nation: Ninety people are gathered along a trench—maybe 20 feet long, five feet deep, and three feet wide—in the Montana prairie. It’s an overcast spring day, with a cool breeze stirring the grass. Children clamber around the edges of the trench while the adults crouch or stand, listening to a woman pacing at the […]
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Ignorance is Bliss for GOPer on Climate

May 15, 2019 - 3:09pm
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I’m a Conservative, and I was Lied to on Climate Change

May 15, 2019 - 3:04pm
Jerry Taylor is a former climate denier for hire at the Cato Institute.Then he woke up. His short message is above. His story was the subject of one of my videos a year ago.
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AOC: What’s Too Much for Me..

May 14, 2019 - 10:43pm
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From “I Heart Coal” to Solar Leader

May 14, 2019 - 10:25am
For those that have been paying attention, the metamorphosis of big, coal- heavy midwest utilities over the last half decade has been head-spinning and jaw-dropping.Example, Michigan’s largest utility has moved from a knuckle and foot-dragging troglodyte among utilities, to a leader in retiring coal plants, and adopting renewables, with a goal of no more coal […]
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Welcome to the Future

May 14, 2019 - 10:14am
Still no jetpack or flying car, but all that dystopian shit, yeah, we got that. The graph below is the one that specifically caught my eye. Tom Randall via Twitter: This @exxonmobile chart from 1982 predicted that in 2019 our atmospheric CO2 level would reach about 415 parts per million, raising the global temperature roughly 0.9 degrees […]
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Antarctica from the Ob Tube

May 14, 2019 - 9:37am
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The Bill Nye We Need Now

May 13, 2019 - 3:06pm
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John Oliver on Green New Deal

May 13, 2019 - 12:45pm
20 minutes – if you’re on lunch, or you might want to save for later.
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Elizabeth Warren on Climate

May 13, 2019 - 12:25pm
5 minutes.
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Bill Maher: Dem Candidate Tim Ryan on the Aspirational Economy

May 12, 2019 - 10:27am
Harness the free market to combat climate change and create jobs. Tim Ryan is a congressman from hard-hit and electorally important Ohio. Gotta say, Bill is getting more annoying in his interruptions of guests who have something important to say. Advertisements
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