• When will the GOP open its eyes to the climate?

    16 days ago - By Bésame

    I suppose one practical way to look at the global climate emergency this summer is that it's not so much the 102-degree high last week in Portland, Ore. that matters.
    Even though that is crazy-hot for that cold and rainy City of Roses. Central and Eastern Oregon have long baked in the summers; Portland almost never has.
    Until now. Or, rather, until last summer, when Portland hit an absurd 116 F., beating the former record high of 107 set in 1965 by a ridiculous nine degrees.
    No, Oregon doesn't matter, in terms of moving the needle on the consciousness-raising that has to happen for the...
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