Tag Archives: Climate Change

Bobby Jindal and the Science Deniers

Bobby Jindal is not a scientist, man. At a prayer breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor this morning, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said the Obama administration is filled to the brim with “science deniers” who are “holding our economy … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Go It Alone

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has found his next job at Wall Street investment bank Moelis & Co. Cantor was reportedly paid $1.5 million for signing and will receive $2 million per … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Unfiltered

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Texas state Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R) says the real problem with immigration children is the cost of educating them. According to him, it’s even worse than the cost of educating “coonass” children who … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Nice Things and Why We Can’t Have Them

Although the United States was the world’s biggest polluter until recent years when China overtook us, both candidates running for West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District seat insist reversing climate change is “not our problem.” “It’s not our problem,” Casey [D] … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Do Nothing Congress

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been confirmed as the next Secertary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Meanwhile, Kentucky state senator, majority whip, and amateur astronomer Brandon Smith (R-Hazard) says it’s obvious … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Jeff Miller Believes Global Warming is a Killer… of Dinosaurs

During an interview with MSNBC host Richard Lui, Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL) said that he doesn’t believe humans are responsible for global warming because global warming killed the dinosaurs. Duh. Miller: It changes. It gets hot, it gets cold. It’s … Continue reading
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Afghan Captive Released

  Artist — Dan Wasserman In other events, The Niels Bugge Cartoon Award asked illustrators and cartoonists from around the world to submit drawings based on a basic theme: climate. “Oceans are in our hands,” the contest proclaimed, urging participants from 75 … Continue reading
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Hell And High Water

Artist – David Fitszimmons The Obama administration and the EPA revealed new rules today that will aggressively tackle carbon emissions to the extent that the executive branch can on its own. You can review the rules at the White House … Continue reading
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A Poorly Regulated Militia

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, climate change is now a more divisive issue than abortion or gun control according to a new poll. 83 percent of Democrats believe humans are contributing to global warming while only 23 percent … Continue reading
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Colbert on Climate Change: “F**k It”

The Word from Stephen Colbert is “fuck it.” Fuck it. Unstoppable melting! It’s out of our hands now. I mean what a relief. I didn’t think it would happen but we finally ran the clock out on the possibility of … Continue reading
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Unconvinced

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Marco Rubio is an imbecile. “Our climate is always changing,” Rubio said. “And what they have chosen to do is take a handful of decades of research and say that this is now … Continue reading
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Settled Science

Artist — Nate Beeler According to a recent Gallup poll, Republicans and the Tea Party have some hilarity in store for the state of democracy this year. Sen. Marco Rubio reiterated to ABC’s Jonathan Karl today that he’s still a “no” … Continue reading
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Super Stupid

Fox News contributor and resident Romulan Charles Krauthammer isn’t impressed by science. According to him, believing in climate change is just like believing in rain dancing. Also, the weatherman gets it wrong sometimes. via TPM “It’s always a result of … Continue reading
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Benghazi

Artist – Mike Smith The 2014 National Climate Assessment was released today and you can read reports on individual states here. Meanwhile, serving as a secretary of state apparently doesn’t count if you’re a woman according to Matt Bevin. Outreach! Continue reading
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Benghazi Derangement Syndrome

“Tomorrow, President Obama is going to do interviews with meteorologists all across the country about a new climate change report. … I hope they ask him about Benghazi. Like the weatherman from Montana should ask him about Benghazi, that would … Continue reading
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Fox News Gets It Wrong “All The Time”

Fox & Friends hosts responded to Scientific American editor Michael Moyer this morning and while their response was predictable, I’m impressed Steve Doocy was able to say this with a straight face. “Clearly he has a problem with Fox,” Doocy … Continue reading
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No Science Allowed

This shouldn’t be funny but I can’t stop laughing. Michael Moyer, an editor with Scientific American magazine, appeared on Fox & Friends this morning and he was specifically told he was not allowed to mention climate change while discussing the … Continue reading
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Climate Change Study Spells Doom, GOP Says Studies Are Bad

A new report on climate change from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts that the world will face a ‘break down of food systems’ in the future as well as conflict over water supplies. Meanwhile, here at … Continue reading
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Here’s a Great Idea: Utah Rep Wants to Increase CO2

According to Utah state Representative Jerry Anderson (R), what the planet needs right now is more carbon dioxide, not less, and Anderson has introduced a bill aimed at boosting it. Anderson’s bill would prevent the establishment of state standards for … Continue reading
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This Is What Freedom Looks Like

Here comes the sun… “Take 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, each 7 feet high and 10 feet wide. Control them with computers to focus the Sun’s light to the top of 459-foot towers, where water is turned into steam to power turbines…” … Continue reading
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