Tag Archives: Global Warming

The Coffee Shop: Elegy for the Arctic

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – A Noiseless Patient Spider

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop -It’s tornado season, time to flirt with death?

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. Having been raised mostly in the south, I am no stranger to the destructive power of tornadoes and hurricanes. Many of my younger years … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Republicans, and the Gospel of Climate Change Denial (With a Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore noted that since Pope Francis came “out on the side of acknowledging human-caused global warming, Republican presidential contenders are suddenly on the side of ‘science’ not religion.” Fiore: Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis vs. Dumbass American Politician: Senator James Inhofe Says That the Catholic Pontiff Should Butt Out of the Climate Change Discussion

By Elaine Magliaro Last Thursday, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) told “a conference of global warming skeptics” at the Heartland Institute “that the fight against climate change is really about global control with little accountability.” Inhofe, the chair of the Senate environment … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Wisconsin?: Following in the Footsteps of Florida, the Badger State’s Board of Commissioners of Public Lands Bans Discussion of Climate Change for State Agency

By Elaine Magliaro Eric Roston (Bloomberg) reported earlier today that discussing the subject of climate change is now “out of bounds for workers at a state agency in Wisconsin.” Roston said that “any work related to climate change—even responding to … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Night Humor: Florida Lawmaker Mocks Rick Scott Official for Refusing to Use the Term “Climate Change’ While Testifying Before the State Legislature (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about Governor Rick Scott of Florida. It appears that after Scott took office in 2011 officials of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had “been ordered not to … Continue reading

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