Wednesday, December 2, 2015

The Marshall Islands and climate change: "We're talking about something that's happening NOW"

The Marshall Islands Are Disappearing.  (The New York Times, 12/2/2015)

More short-term thinking, no big picture among Republicans in Washington
The debate over loss and damage has been intense because the final language of the Paris accord could require developed countries, first and foremost the United States, to give billions of dollars to vulnerable countries like the Marshall Islands. Senior Republicans in Congress are already preparing for a fight, they say on behalf of the American taxpayer.

Photo credit:  Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia

Though Trump himself must certainly seem so.

As quoted in Republican Candidates Slam Obama's Focus On Climate Change.  (Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/1/2015)

Other climate change posts: 
Monthly global temperature record broken for 6th month in a row.  (11/18/2015)
The world continues to set a record pace in its warm ways.  (10/28/2015)
Cold enough for you?  (3/9/2014)

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