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It is peculiar that climate coverage since 2009, when the U.S. House of Representatives passed a climate bill, has plummeted on the big four television networks. Especially since a recent New York Times poll found that the public has linked extreme weather to global warming. Given that in March 2012, more than 15,000 warm temperature records were eclipsed, dating back to 1895 (that’s 1,400 months), why wouldn’t the public start to connect the dots?
It is crucial that the lawmakers in Washington, D.C., understand that the economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment.
It’s clearly time for our nation to begin adapting to a “new normal,” as the climate is irrefutably changing. We need climate preparedness and models for a low-carbon American economy.
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