Tag Archives: global warming

Greens contrast energy and climate proposals with Democrats and Republicans

Press release from the national Green Party

America needs the Green Party’s solutions to energy and global warming crises, not the Obama or McCain plans, say Greens


For Immediate Release:
Monday, August 11, 2008

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

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Barr seeks to clarify position on global warming

In a press release issued today, Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr addresses some of the confusion over his apparent flip-flop on global warming.

“One of the most complicated and controversial issues facing America is global warming,” says Barr. “Although temperatures have increased in recent decades, the scientific community has been unable to make definitive judgments as to the past cause or future course of climate change.… Read more ...

Bob Barr ‘flip-flopping’ on global warming confirmed

Anthony Gregory of LRC points out:

On the Glenn Beck show, in early June, Barr said, “Global warming is a myth. And yet it`s being used by the environmental folks, by the internationalists. A lot of the pressure is coming from the United Nations and other countries. Some of which, like China, of course, are pushing the Kyoto Protocol.… Read more ...

Al Gore praised by Bob Barr for ‘commitment to addressing climate change’

Apparently, the love-fest between Al Gore and Bob Barr is not one-sided, as previously assumed.

According to The Hill:

Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr praised Al Gore on Thursday for his commitment to addressing climate change and said he has met with the former vice president several times to discuss possible solutions.

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Bob Barr praised by Al Gore for ‘serious attention to global climate change’

Along with Black Eye Pea’s frontman will.i.am, Bob Barr was among the noted celebrities to attend Al Gore’s New Energy Challenge speech.

Gore thanked will.i.am for making the trip from California, and praised Barr for his serious attention to the issue of global climate change.

After the crowd settled down, it wasn’t long before Gore brought them to rapturous applause when he said, “We’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the planet.

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Alan Augustson pens global warming comic strip

Green Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Illinois’ 5th district, Alan Augustson, thinks that the only viable solutions to global warming involve “curbing our lifestyle.” He equates technology-based climate-change solutions with the idea of mating one’s way to virginity. We can’t consume our way out of a problem cause by consumption, reasons Augustson.… Read more ...