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Climate change so serious Democrats mention it once in over 80 speeches over two days
Daily Caller ^ | 09-06-2012 | Jamie Weinstein

Posted on 09/06/2012 8:35:18 AM PDT by bronxville

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Though the 2012 Democratic Party platform declares that the “national security threat from climate change is real, urgent, and severe,” it is apparently not urgent and severe enough to merit mention by speakers at the Democratic National Convention during the past two days.

The Daily Caller reviewed the speech transcripts of the over 80 speakers who took the stage at the Time Warner Cable Arena here in Charlotte on Tuesday and Wednesday, and only one mentioned climate change — and even he only mentioned it in passing.

“Thanks to President Obama, America is laying the foundation for the way we power tomorrow,” said Tom Steyer, co-founder of the Advanced Energy Economy trade association, in one of the early and therefore likely least watched speeches to the convention Wednesday.

“So here’s my question for you: Should we go back to the boom-and-bust, ‘drill-baby-drill,’ polluting energy policies of yesterday, or should we embrace an advanced energy economy that meets opportunity with innovation? Should we settle for an economy built on shifting and uncertain sands, or should we keep building an economy made to last?”

“Gov. Romney’s road to the future will lead to dirty air and increasing climate volatility, uncertainty over energy prices, and less security, not more,” Steyer continued. “President Obama’s road to the future will lead us to energy independence, energy security, a safer and cleaner environment, and countless new jobs that can never be outsourced.”

That reference to “increasing climate volatility” was the only explicit reference to climate change in two days of speakers. TheDC searched every speech for the words “global warming” and “climate,” and only Steyer’s speech produced a result. Next to Steyer, the only other mention that came close was President Bill Clinton’s passing reference to reducing greenhouse gasses, though the former president didn’t explicitly tie the reduction in greenhouse gasses in his nearly hour-long speech to an effort to combat climate change.

While even a three-day long convention can’t mention every issue, climate change is an issue that the Democratic Party platform speaks of in apocalyptic terms.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/06/climate-change-so-serious-democrats-mention-it-once-in-over-80-speeches-over-two-days/#ixzz25hiIxLSO


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: climatechange; convention; dnc; dncconvention; dncplatform; globalwarminghoax
How much have they stolen from us thusfar for this blatant ripoff? Trillions...
1 posted on 09/06/2012 8:35:27 AM PDT by bronxville
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To: bronxville

I wonder what undisclosed location they have Al Gore chained up in? I don’t think he has even been at the convention let alone have a speaking role.


2 posted on 09/06/2012 8:38:09 AM PDT by apillar
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To: apillar

Al Gore is absent, Hillary Clinton is absent. So are many Democrat elected officials.


3 posted on 09/06/2012 8:39:13 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: bronxville
Dems have convinced island countries like the Maldives that they are in peril of going underwater at any moment.

Yet none of them are even mentioning this "apocalyptic threat"?

Liars and thieves.

4 posted on 09/06/2012 8:44:30 AM PDT by what's up
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To: bronxville
There's a pot o’ gold at the end of the flat Earth. Unfortunately it's already bankrolled for more “green jobs” companies that will be bankrupt in 6-12 months.
5 posted on 09/06/2012 8:45:35 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: bronxville

Yeah, I think it went something like this...

Forward, backward, forward backward, forward, backward, forward, backward, backward, forward, backward, forward, glowbull, forward, backward, bacward, forward, backward, backward, war, wardfor, backward, forwarding, backfor, forward!


6 posted on 09/06/2012 8:46:52 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: bronxville

Yes, what Chesterton said was true:

Once you stop believing in God, you will believe in anything.


7 posted on 09/06/2012 8:50:37 AM PDT by mojito
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To: bronxville

And make no mistake, “climate change” is the phony apocalyptic religion of the godless secularists that make up the Democratic Party.


8 posted on 09/06/2012 8:52:21 AM PDT by mojito
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To: bronxville

Just shows how delusional they are.


9 posted on 09/06/2012 8:52:39 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: chris37

Barackward, Barackward, Barackward...

German youth song...Vorwart (forward), Vorwart, Vorwart...


10 posted on 09/06/2012 8:58:03 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: bronxville

Don’t worry Obama lowered the sea levels when he took office. Unfortunately, though, Guam did tip over.


11 posted on 09/06/2012 8:58:14 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: mojito

Great quote.


12 posted on 09/06/2012 8:59:06 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Rats. They desert sinking ships.


13 posted on 09/06/2012 9:09:37 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: bronxville

Ah sehr gut!! :D


14 posted on 09/06/2012 9:09:44 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: what's up
Dems have convinced island countries like the Maldives that they are in peril of going underwater at any moment. Yet none of them are even mentioning this "apocalyptic threat"?

According to the "Changers" (previously "Warmers") sea level will rise 60 feet (or whatever) in the next 100 years. So why keep spending billions to rebuild New Orleans? It's already below sea level.

15 posted on 09/06/2012 9:13:35 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

I wouldn’t worry about climate change. It’s the Zombies that scare me.


16 posted on 09/06/2012 10:29:58 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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