Blackout: Power Goes Off During House Climate Hearing with Obama Science Czar John Holdren — Lights blink on and off and stay off for almost a minute


By: - Climate DepotSeptember 17, 2014 11:53 AM with 32 comments

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Washington D.C.- A total blackout of a House Science committee occurred during a House Hearing on Climate Change and the EPA’s power plans. The lights went out and the room was plunged into total darkness at 10:23 AM in the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled: Full Committee Hearing – “The Administration’s Climate Plan: Failure by Design” – 2318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 | Sep 17, 2014 10:00am

The lights continued to blink off and on and then stayed off for nearly one minute. Everyone remained seated and the dark room descended into a quiet chatter among the crowd as they waited for power to be restored.

Climate Depot was in attendance and provides these exclusive photos and video of the House climate and power hearing as it was plunged into involuntary darkness. Photos & Video here

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The irony of a climate and energy hearing being plunged into darkness was made even more ironic by the fact that Holdren has warned that the U.S. is ‘threatened” by what he termed “the hazards of too much energy, too soon.” Obama EPA’s Real Motive?! Flashback 1975: Obama Science Czar John Holdren warned U.S. ‘threatened’ by ‘the hazards of too much energy’ – Flashback 1975: Obama Science Czar John Holdren Said Real Threat to USA Is Cheap Energy: ‘The U.S. is threatened far more by the hazards of too much energy, too soon, than by the hazards of too little energy, too late.’