FoxNews, Washington Times, Drudge, and other conservative and conspiracy media outlets are having a field day with Obama’s EO.
Mainstream media ignores the announcement.
This might be the best video describing Arctic ice melt I’ve ever seen. It is also the scariest. The Arctic is the Earth’s air conditioner. It helps regulate temperatures around the globe in a variety of ways. Most importantly, the Arctic provides stability. Once the ice is melted, the system blows up and gets all out of wack. It impacts everything from fisheries to weather to coastal infrastructure to animal habitat. Click here to read an easy summary by WaPo for more reasons why this matters.
I’ve seen, heard, read, viewed, participated, and debated dozens and dozens of aspects of climate change. This one, this video, is one of the best explainers of how much trouble the Earth is in.
…produced by independent videographer Peter Sinclair for The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media explains what expert scientists now find to be the lowest extent of Arctic sea ice in recorded history.
|Spencer:||Really, Joseph? 'Nights in Rodanthe'?!|
|Joe:||For your information, Rodanthe is a coastal town and it happens to be in danger of being washed away due to climate change.|
|Spencer:||What... what does that have to do with anything?!|
|Joe:||Think of 'Nights in Rodanthe' as an important documentary!|
What do steroids, baseball, and climate change have in common?
Here you go.
Of course, I immediately thought of the press conference where you said “no comment” to a reporter’s question about global warming.