Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Lack of climate change in presidential debates part of larger trend

Mongabay: The final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, focusing on foreign policy, ended like all the others: without a mention of climate change or its likely impacts on Americans, from rising sea levels to worsening extreme weather to the threat of instability abroad. While environmental groups have kicked-off a campaign to target this "climate silence," the lack of discussion on climate change is a part of a larger trend in the U.S. where media coverage of the issue...

URL: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/1023-hance-climate-change-debate.html
Enclosure: http://www.mongabay.com/images/2006/graphs/co2_global_1750-2000.jpg

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