Sec. Granholm: "This crisis in Europe, and the crisis our allies are facing and the reduction of supply of natural gas and oil from Russia creates a moment that we should be acting," Granholm said Wednesday in response to a question about Congress pushing a "clean energy" package. "We heard President Zelenskyy. We do not want to see any country that is held hostage to Vladimir Putin and this is a moment for Congress to be able to act. There can be a compromise. There can be movement on this. What the form is and what the responses are and all of that, that’s a conversation that’s happening but this is a moment to have this happen, it’s an urgent moment."
"Not sure ‘Climate Change can be solved by war and slaughter’ is the winning message you guys want to run with here," Spectator World editor Stephen L. Miller tweeted.
Kerry: "We’re already seeing climate refugees around the world," he said. "If you think migration has been a problem in Europe in the Syrian War or even from what we see now, wait until you see 100 million people for whom the entire food production capacity has collapsed."
"We are driven not by politics, not by ideology," he said. "We're driven by mathematics and physics, by science, which tells us, and has been for 35 years or more, what will happen if we don't do X, Y, and Z."
Steve Milloy: Today’s elevation is not all that different from the low points of 1956 and 1965 (about 1,090 feet, shown in first graph), especially when you consider the increases in water use and human management of reservoir levels over time. No doubt that drought is affecting Lake Mead. But Western drought is natural (the region is a desert, after all), and Lake Mead was comparably low more than 100 ppm CO2 ago.
Bill Gates, Sir Richard Branson, Hollywood actors, venture capitalists — they’re all pushing lab-grown meat as the solution to world hunger and environmental sustainability, but scientists last week told a panel of experts they have serious concerns about the product’s safety.