Video: thank you for being a friend Mr. President

President Bush assured the rest of the world today that he takes climate change seriously and vowed that the United States “will do its part” in crafting “a new international approach.”

He's only had close a decade to take the issue seriously. What's been the hold up you ask? This video we made might just be the explanation.

Could DSCOVR be saved by NOAA?

Here is the latest bizarre twist in our investigative series on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR).

To recap, NASA was given over $100 million in taxpayers money to build a spacecraft that would look at the energy budget of our planet from a unique perspective. Even though it is fully completed over five years ago, it is still sitting in a box at the Goddard Space Centre.

According to leading scientists in a recent paper in the esteemed journal Science, this spacecraft would dispel much existing uncertainty about the pace of climate change.

Bush: "We ain't going to solve global warming overnight!" (In fact, We Ain't Even Gonna Try)

President Bush assured the rest of the world today that he takes climate change seriously and vowed that the United States “will do its part” in crafting “a new international approach” to reduce the greenhouse gases that are warming the planet. However, he proposed no new initiatives to do so.

Bush tries new spin on global warming, but retains bias for growth over emission controls

President Bush is trying hard to polish his image on global warming, but buried in his fancy talk about setting long-term goals for reducing emissions by mid- 2008, the U.S. president’s core message is still the same – don’t dare mess with economic growth.

Instead of binding limits on greenhouse-gas emissions, favored by the United Nations and many countries, he’s still pushing a voluntary approach on climate change and lobbying some of the world’s biggest polluters to rally behind him.

Condi Rice: Fight Climate Change Like We Fight Terror!

Here's a great WIRED editorial on the chilling truth spilling from the mouth of U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice: the Bush strategy is to take the same bumbling, isolationist approach to fighting climate change that got it into so much trouble when it took the “War on Terror” to Iraq.

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