George W. Bush Library Given 'Climate...

George W. Bush Library Given 'Climate Hero Award'

There are 3 comments on the The Huffington Post story from Sep 24, 2013, titled George W. Bush Library Given 'Climate Hero Award'. In it, The Huffington Post reports that:

Sen. Barbara Boxer has given George W. Bush's presidential library a "Climate Hero Award" for its efforts on energy conservation, an unexpected accolade for a former president whose administration was known more for its inaction on global warming.

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Etobicoke, Canada

#1 Sep 24, 2013
It is true that a lot of green energy initiatives happened under Bush, even as he blocked the Kyoto Accord. But I believe the reason was 'energy independence', not climate change.

He probably doesn't deserve that specific award.

United States

#2 Sep 24, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK — When the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk opened in late August, Penn State’s department of meteorology accomplished a goal it had been working on for more than a decade.

The center’s purpose is to minimize the risk that weather and climate pose to business, government and society, primarily by educating students to use the technology the center has, its new director, David Titley, said.

“I like to say we’re counting the cards in Mother Nature’s casino,” Titley said.“We have great weather prediction capabilities; now we’re working on using it to help people make decisions.”

Bill Brune, the head of the meteorology department for 15 years, said it took more than a decade to get together all the necessary pieces of the center, including the weather prediction technology and funding.

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formerly Nuneaton

#3 Sep 25, 2013
Was probably an attempt to pass the blame onto Richard Cheney.

Have a nice day: Ag

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