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Video: Former Obama admin official says climate agencies purposely mislead

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 7:32am MDT

A fascinating insider look from a scientist about how our nation’s government agencies spin data to push their agenda. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin: “What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis was, I would say, misleading, sometimes just wrong…”

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Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 3:23am MDT

A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington D.C. often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public opinion. “What you saw coming out of […]

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Adoring press detail Obama’s golf, vacation while Louisiana is underwater

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 9:22am MDT

Three days of heavy downpours have brought historic flooding to Louisiana, where 30 parishes have declared to be a disaster, and the death toll has climbed to 13. The U.S. Coast Guard and other first responders rescued more than 20,000 people over the weekend, as the massive flooding inundated areas in and around Baton Rouge. […]

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Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 5:16pm MDT

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama’s sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize. To Democrats, rallying around global climate change is a way to energize liberal supporters and paint Republicans as out […]

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Obama warns of ‘threat of climate change’ in second inaugural address

Monday, January 21st, 2013 11:34am MDT

After taking the oath of office for his second term, President Barack Obama laid out his vision for the next four years and included a call to action to battle the ‘threat of climate change.’ Mid-way through his address the president said, “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just […]

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Severe weather threat forces President Obama’s acceptance speech indoors

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 9:26am MDT

President Barack Obama’s acceptance of his party’s nomination for reelection Thursday has been moved indoors to Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable arena. Democratic National Convention organizers said the threat of severe weather was the reason for the move from the planned outdoor venue. Read the rest of this story on Examiner.com

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President Barack Obama tours devastation of Colorado wildfires

Friday, June 29th, 2012 7:23pm MDT

With a charred landscape and the rubble of homes serving as a backdrop, President Barack Obama visited Colorado today. His tour of an area still battling an uncontrolled wildfire provided the president an opportunity to voice his support for a crucial swing state as he fears up for his reelection.  Read about the president had to say […]

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As wildfires rage, questions arise about lack of air tankers to fight the flames

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 11:24am MDT

Summer is barely a week old and yet hundreds of thousands of acres in the West have burned causing tens of millions of dollars in damage. As Colorado and New Mexico cope with record-setting disasters, many are asking questions about the lack of a competent air tanker fleet after a decade of decline.  Read more […]

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ThorntonWeather.com News to participate in Internet ‘blackout’ on January 18

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 1:55pm MDT

Dueling bills backed by President Barack Obama, Senator Harry Reid and others would lead to Internet censorship at the whim of the entertainment industry, the government and judges.  To protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), ThorntonWeather.com’s news section will join thousands of other websites and ‘go dark’ on January […]

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The South tries to recover amongst devastation of 2nd deadliest tornado outbreak on record

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 6:02pm MDT

With entire towns reduced to rubble and damage spread across seven states, people in the southeastern United States began the long task of recovery.  The tornadoes that struck this past week claimed 341 lives and achieved the unwanted status as the 2nd deadliest single-day tornado outbreak in U.S. history. President Barack Obama toured the devastated […]

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