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Original post made by Time to go Green, Old Palo Alto, on Nov 1, 2012

Tropical storm/hurricane Sandy is a result of global warming. Al Gore is right.

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Posted by businessweek
a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:29 pm

The cover of this week's Businessweek magazine (hardly a liberal publication) says: IT'S GLOBAL WARMING, STUPID Web Link

The deniers have their heads stuck in the mud.

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Posted by c.little
a resident of Crescent Park
on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:31 pm

The sun rose today. That is a symptom of global warming. We do not have to wait any longer for any more proof.

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Posted by Time to go Green
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:59 pm

The entire middle east policy is based on oil. We no longer need oil. We no longer need fossil fuel, including natural gas, if we switch to solar and wind. Sandy, the storm, has taught us this lesson.

Al Gore for president, 2016!

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Posted by Ducatigirl
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm

A storm of this magnitude could NOT have been caused by the warming of the earth since the end of the mini-ice age of the 1300's to the 1800's. That merely extended the areas of temperate climate. The severity of such a storm had a warmer, more recent, and stronger origin than the natural emergence from a mini-ice age.

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Posted by Henry
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:05 pm

Seems like the environmental fanatics and religious zealots share the belief that the world is coming to an end. Whip everybody up into a fervor and get their money!

The science behind global climate change is real, but this sort of alarmist hysteria is nonsense.

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Posted by Pepper
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm

$60 billion in damages from Sandy.

Yet the skeptics say it's too expensive to go green.

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Posted by Donnie
a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:12 pm

We must mandate an immediate moratorium on carbon based fuel. Obama should prohibit the sale or use of gasoline, oil, coal and natural gas based on the clear and present danger of its continued use.

True there will be some inconvenience in the short run as we need to find new ways to get around and heat our (way too big!) houses until the renewable industry (uninhibited by the lobbying of the energy companies) catch up to the new market. In the meantime, put on a sweater, get out your bike and take a job closer to where you live.

The future of the planet depends on us all making sacrifices noW!

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Posted by Pepper
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Nov 2, 2012 at 8:38 am

Donnie is either mocking (trolling) or just out of touch. Go to any serious site for solutions that will reduce carbon in the atmosphere.

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Posted by Time to go Green
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:36 pm

We need to eliminate fossil fuels. Wind and solar and efficiency are the way forward. We do not need more drilling and mining for fossil fuels.

Above all, we nned to oppose that horrfic pipeline from Canada. President Obama opposes it, and I support his stand on this issue.

These people in NYC, who are complaining about long gasoline lines, are the problem, not the solution.

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