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2013 In Review: Obama Talks Climate Change-But Pushes Fracking


Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, obama, top stories, world, wildlife, protection, nature, humans, politics, globalwarming, globalwarming )

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- 2031 days ago - motherjones.com
Global warming stopped being political poison, but the fracking and coal export boom continued.



   

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Christeen A (312)
Friday December 27, 2013, 6:08 am
I believe that is where the phrase-talking out both sides of the mouth-comes from.
 

Ellen G (322)
Friday December 27, 2013, 7:01 am
UGH. These politicians make me want to pull my hair out strand by strand.
 

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Friday December 27, 2013, 7:32 am
Disgusting. None of them are to be trusted. Article noted and shared. Thanks.
 

. (0)
Friday December 27, 2013, 10:58 am
Obama's lies and contradictions have long ago soured his administration. Speaking only of his enviromental record, there is no other President in history that has such a terrible profile. Yet, he travels to Hawaii to enjoy its beauty....
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday December 27, 2013, 2:41 pm
What did you expect? He takes his orders from his corporate masters just the way the other side does.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 27, 2013, 4:21 pm
It's a two-party sham and it's a shame. When two corporate sponsored parties enshrine the worst aspects of toxic free market capitalism, it is no surprise that the environment continues to decline. If people want change, then they are going to have to vote for it. The Green Party is the only party that has offered a plan to put millions of Americans to work upgrading the US energy infrastructure and transitioning this nation away from #dirtyenergy like coal, oil, and natural gas. If people are against fracking and the policies that let fracking happen, then they need to start choosing a party with a plan to end such practices. That plan is the #GreenNewDeal. That party is the #GreenParty.
 

Michael A (28)
Friday December 27, 2013, 5:01 pm
Noted
 

John B (185)
Friday December 27, 2013, 6:42 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the excellent article by Ms. Goldenberg. I have been very disappointed in President Obama's actions regarding dealing with climate change. Read and noted.
 

Jason R (67)
Friday December 27, 2013, 8:24 pm
There's so much pressure from what the right deems normal.I hate that he wusses out.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 2:18 am
noted
 

. (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 3:53 am
Notée, merci
 

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 4:02 am
give Obama a chance. Vote in a Democrat House of Representatives and a Democratic Senate!
 

Marianne R (62)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 7:04 am
Who do you trust????
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 3:36 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal. Obama pushes fracking so he can say that we are no longer dependent on foreign oil....supposed to be a feather in his cap. But, we all know the truth here. Yesterday, I saw the price of a barrel of oil is now back up to $100. Just disgusting! Gee, I thought we fought the war in Iraq to get hold of that oil....the war was going to "pay for itself." hmmmm....Now I read that China is the one benefiting off that Iraq oil---NOT the U.S. Oh, what a tangled & very disgusting web!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 12:34 pm
Sounds like David Cameron over here

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