NewEnergyNews: Climate Change AWOL From SOTU

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    Thursday, February 07, 2019

    Climate Change AWOL From SOTU

    Trump State of the Union speech: what climate change experts say; Top scientists condemn State of the Union address and say future presidents must confront climate change as urgent priority

    Emily Holden, 6 February 2019 (UK Guardian)

    “…[The State of the Union speech] did not mention rising temperatures or extreme weather…[but touted expanded oil and gas production cutting of regulations] despite the fact that] people are feeling the effects of climate change…[According to Joel Clement, who resigned from the interior department because he said the administration was muzzling scientists and ignoring climate change effects on vulnerable communities, said the] administration’s strategy is to ignore climate change and pretend it doesn’t exist and pretend the science doesn’t exist even if it’s coming from its own agencies…[But, he said, within 10 years,] climate change will be central to all policy discussions, as one of the top three or four issues in the world…

    Even the Democratic rebuttal to Trump’s speech, by ex-Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, only mentioned climate change once…[Sen. Bernie Sanders asked how a president of the United States could] give a State of the Union speech and not mention – not one word – about climate change when the leading scientists of the world tell us that climate change is real, that climate change is caused by human activity, that climate change is already causing devastating harm in the United States…[and that scientists say there are only 12 years] to transform our energy system away from fossil fuels…” click here for more

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