Thursday morning thoughts: Climate Change and the Environment are not political issues. Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans can be trusted to do what needs to be done. A Democrat Congressman from Detroit is no more likely to call for changes that might affect the autoworkers that presumably voted for him than a Republican Congressman from a suburb where everyone drives an Escalade.
We need to push the issue until members of both parties feel that they have to act in order to get elected. We need both parties to compete on Environmental issues.
Do you have allergies?
Global warming’s impact on your garden. – By Constance Casey – Slate Magazine
Kudzu is creeping north, poison ivy is growing more toxic on its diet of extra carbon dioxide, and allergy season lasts longer.