A quick post earlier today by our friends at NW Free Press: Getting Warmer Slower? It appears that The Oregonian Editorial Board does not read the front page of its own newspaper. In an editorial in today’s edition, the Board urges recognition of the connection between warming and extreme weather events like hurricanes and floods. […]
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