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“Climate change is a reality. That human activity is fueling it is reality. The consequences, like hurricanes Harvey and Irma, are reality. It’s also a reality that the warmer the water that births and feeds hurricanes, the more violent they will be.”
“Make no mistake: These storms weren’t natural. A warmer, more violent atmosphere — heated up by our collective desire to ignore the fact that we live on a planet where such devastation is possible — juiced Harvey and Irma’s destruction.”
Fossil-fuel companies, to protect their profits, spent decades throwing up a smoke screen about the risks of climate change.
Most of them now say they have stopped funding climate denial, but they still finance the careers of politicians who say they are skeptical of climate science and who play down the risks.
– Justin Gillis, “Should You Trust Climate Science? Maybe the Eclipse Is a Clue,” New York Times
“Basically, the fossil fuel industry has sent a raiding party into EPA and taken it over… I think he feels a kind of immunity from any kind of accountability because the fossil fuel industry so owns the Republican Party and so owns him.”
– Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. From @politico Morning Energy.
“It’s a wholesale war on the environment. That’s never happened before.”
– Kyla Bennett, who worked at the EPA for almost a decade. Read more.