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Climate change absent in presidential debates

An Abdication of Leadership: Climate Change Absent on the National Political Stage

Despite weeks of cajoling and  demands to insert climate into the discussion during the presidential debates, the final debate ended on Monday with climate clearly absent for the 1st time in 24 years. “Climate change threatens us: the candidates silence threatens to seal our fate,” said Brad Johnson, campaign manager of Climate Science. “President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden,…

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Enviro News Wrap: Arctic CO2 Reaches 400 PPM; Koch Bros. Buying Democracy; Growing a New Energy Economy, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Arctic monitoring stations have reported record CO2 levels of 400 parts per million this spring. The Koch Brothers said that they would spend $60 million this campaign year to beat Obama, now they are upping it to $100 million. In total conservative groups will…

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