The Roof is On Fire — Looks like February of 2016 Was 1.5 to 1.7 C Above 1880s Averages

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Before we go on to explore this most recent and most extreme instance in a long string of record-shattering global temperatures, we should take a moment to credit our climate change denier ‘friends’ for what’s happening in the Earth System.

For decades now, a coalition of fossil fuel special interests, big money investors, related think tanks, and the vast majority of the republican party have fought stridently to prevent effective action to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. In their mad quest, they have attacked science, demonized leaders, gridlocked Congress, hobbled government, propped up failing fossil fuels, prevented or dismantled helpful regulation, turned the Supreme Court into a weapon against renewable energy solutions, and toppled industries that would have helped to reduce the damage.

Through these actions, they have been successful in preventing the necessary and rapid shift away from fossil fuel burning, halting a burgeoning American…

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One thought on “The Roof is On Fire — Looks like February of 2016 Was 1.5 to 1.7 C Above 1880s Averages

  1. And, with all the Political Ranting and Raving driven by Ego and human trivia, nothing at all discussed about what is happening to our planet. Economics, politics, society, and all the other Humanists drivel will mean nothing as it all comes crashing down. Too bad our species made it this far, to do so much terrible damage.

    http://www.foranimals.org

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