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BeckyDem

(8,361 posts)
Tue Jul 25, 2023, 07:22 AM Jul 2023

'The Earth is screaming at us': Gov. Inslee calls for climate action amid record heat

Washington state's leader said voters must reject "climate deniers" like Trump.

ByCaleigh Bartash
July 23, 2023, 12:32 PM


The record-high temperatures recorded around the world show "the climate change bomb has gone off" and Americans must push "further and faster" for solutions -- including voting against "climate deniers" like former President Donald Trump -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday.

"What the scientific community is telling us now is that the Earth is screaming at us," Inslee said.

In an interview with ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz, Inslee, one of the Democratic Party's loudest voices on addressing climate, spoke gravely about the threat of a changing world: "The fuse has been burning for decades, and now the climate change bomb has gone off. The scientists are telling us that this is the new age. This is the age of consequences."

Earth's 20 hottest days ever recorded have all occurred this July, amid scorching heat impacting hundreds of millions of people around the world. In the United States, cities in the South and Southwest have experienced record streaks of high temperatures, including Phoenix, which has had 23 consecutive days when the temperature reached at least 110 degrees.
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/earth-screaming-us-gov-inslee-calls-climate-action/story?id=101581760


( The thing about the cons, they have children and grandchildren. It is delusional to imagine money will insulate them from climate change. )

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'The Earth is screaming at us': Gov. Inslee calls for climate action amid record heat (Original Post) BeckyDem Jul 2023 OP
Lol No it isn't . It's just passing time and space . The climatologists Fullduplexxx Jul 2023 #1
Well, I suppose right-wing evangelicals are happy because destroying the Earth is fine with them Lonestarblue Jul 2023 #2
Billionaires are probably crazy enough to think they will buy their way out of it. BeckyDem Jul 2023 #3

Fullduplexxx

(7,981 posts)
1. Lol No it isn't . It's just passing time and space . The climatologists
Tue Jul 25, 2023, 07:25 AM
Jul 2023

Have been screaming and lawmakers mock them with snowballs in February.

Lonestarblue

(10,714 posts)
2. Well, I suppose right-wing evangelicals are happy because destroying the Earth is fine with them
Tue Jul 25, 2023, 07:52 AM
Jul 2023

to bring on the end times. But where do we all go when half the Earth becomes uninhabitable? I’m reminded of a film from years ago with Jodie Foster and Matt Damon called Elysium. The film is set in 2154, and the wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. When I think of climate warming, it’s the scenes of that ruined Earth that come to mind.

BeckyDem

(8,361 posts)
3. Billionaires are probably crazy enough to think they will buy their way out of it.
Tue Jul 25, 2023, 08:04 AM
Jul 2023

Reality will be very different in the long term.

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