GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week:
- Obama and Romney have very different approaches to energy and our environment. Obama is a pragmatist and realizes that we have to use all energy sources, especially in the immediate future, Romney literally said he does not care about our environment and would ignore it while in office. One of the examples of Obama’s leadership on renewable energy is how he opened up, through the Department of the Interior, 285,000 acres of public land comprised of 17 “renewable energy zones” for renewable energy projects.
- Natural gas is extolled as the “Bridge to the Future.” The future is clean and renewable energy. So what if the investment in natural gas is crowding out investment in that Clean and Renewable future? Oil and Coal companies don’t talk about how their product is running out and how the future will inevitably be coal and oil free. Natural gas is a blockade not a bridge fuel, it is just another dirty energy source.
- Some climate scientists link specific drastic weather events to climate change. With the crazy weather the world has witnessed all over the globe people think that the link is true. Read More→