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One person who doesn’t seem concerned? President Trump. Mr. Trump, as he is wont to do during wintertime cold snaps, mocked climate science over the weekend.
“Large parts of the Country are suffering from tremendous amounts of snow and near record setting cold,” the president said Sunday on Twitter. “Wouldn’t be bad to have a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now!”
Let’s hope someone showed him Kendra Pierre-Louis’ excellent article on what a polar vortex is, how they’re linked to frigid temperatures and snowstorms, and how more frequent polar vortex breakdowns may be tied to climate change.
The executive order, signed by President Barack Obama in 2014, required diplomats making funding decisions about development aid to account for helping those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The State Department said it planned to talk to “stakeholders” to decide whether to recommend that President Trump rescind that order.
The department signaled that effort in a response to a report issued last week by the Government Accountability Office, the nonpartisan auditing arm of Congress.
That report found that the State Department no longer offered “clear guidance” to its diplomatic missions around the world on how to assess the geopolitical risks of climate change. “As such, missions are less likely to examine climate change as a risk to their strategic objectives, or to do so in a consistent manner, and thus may not have the information they would need to identify migration as a risk of climate change,” the report said.
The State Department’s press office did not offer a response, citing the partial government shutdown.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon released a report last week outlining how it was shoring up its military bases against extreme weather, including rising temperatures, drought and floods. It called the effects of climate change “a national security issue with potential impacts to Department of Defense missions, operational plans, and installations.”
The report was criticized by Democratic members of Congress for failing to include what Congress asked for in requesting the report: a list of the 10 most vulnerable military bases in each service branch.
Senator Jack Reed, Democrat of Rhode Island and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called the report “an inadequate, incomplete, partisan document” that “carries about as much value as a phonebook.”
“President Trump’s climate change denial must not adversely impact the security environment where our troops live, work, and serve,” the senator said in a statement.
By Eduardo Garcia
Experts recommend that you hire an energy auditor, who will use high-tech diagnostic devices, like infrared thermographers, to assess your home’s insulation. (We covered thermographic inspections in more detail last summer.) They can determine whether your walls need blown-in insulation, which can be quite cost-effective in the long term.
Check with your utility company. Some will send energy auditors free of charge for a walk-through audit, while others may offer rebates.
Insulation can also be a great do-it-yourself project. Make sure that the caulk around your windows and doors is in good condition; if not, apply some more. Weatherstripping your windows will also help.
Simple things, like drawing the curtains when it’s dark outside, can help keep heat inside your home. (When there’s sunshine, let it in.) You could consider buying thermal curtains, which are designed to prevent heat loss.
Closing doors will help keep heat in the spaces where you spend the most time, and using a rug in the winter will make a room feel warmer, particularly a room with a tiled floor.
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2016正品六肖美人图【郁】【珩】【道】：“【虽】【然】【八】【公】【主】【的】【生】【母】【只】【是】【个】【宫】【女】，【但】【毕】【竟】【是】【皇】【室】【血】【脉】，【自】【然】【也】【是】【要】【做】【正】【妻】【的】。【襄】【王】【醉】【酒】【轻】【薄】【了】【她】，【即】【便】【他】【不】【喜】【欢】，【也】【还】【是】【要】【娶】【回】【去】【做】【正】【妃】，【如】【此】【一】【来】，【怀】【庆】【就】【不】【必】【嫁】【到】【慕】【容】【国】【了】。” 【沈】【妤】【笑】【道】：“【不】【过】【是】【一】【场】【交】【易】【罢】【了】，【八】【公】【主】【不】【素】【日】【不】【声】【不】【响】，【却】【是】【个】【聪】【明】【人】。” “【的】【确】【如】【此】。” 【除】【了】【怀】【庆】【和】【死】
【齐】【小】【白】【听】【完】【卫】【欣】【的】【事】【情】【后】，【他】【觉】【的】【这】【个】【事】【情】【卫】【欣】【去】【找】【房】【天】【明】，【比】【来】【找】【他】【还】【好】【的】【多】。 【毕】【竟】【是】【人】【家】【房】【天】【明】【要】【嫁】【女】【人】，【又】【不】【是】【她】【嫁】【女】【儿】，【不】【过】【卫】【欣】【这】【么】【一】【闹】，【齐】【小】【白】【对】【这】【个】【李】【峰】【宝】【的】【好】【感】【度】【是】【是】【一】【直】【在】【下】【滑】。 【也】【基】【本】【上】【上】【终】【结】【了】【这】【李】【峰】【宝】【的】【仕】【途】。 【卫】【欣】【看】【着】【齐】【小】【白】：“【小】【女】【子】，【也】【去】【房】【大】【人】【府】【中】，【但】【是】【房】【大】【人】【并】【不】
【唐】【姿】【又】【怕】【杨】【晨】【说】【看】【什】【么】【武】【技】【方】【面】【的】【书】【籍】，【又】【补】【充】【说】：“【不】【是】【修】【炼】【方】【面】【的】。【你】【总】【不】【可】【能】【一】【部】【电】【影】【也】【没】【有】【看】【过】【吧】？” “【这】【样】【啊】！”【杨】【晨】【回】【忆】【了】【一】【下】【道】：“【看】【过】【武】【侠】【片】【啥】【的】。” “【噗】【嗤】！”【唐】【姿】【不】【由】【娇】【笑】【了】【起】【来】，【他】【原】【本】【还】【以】【为】【杨】【晨】【会】【故】【作】【高】【深】，【说】【自】【己】【喜】【欢】【看】【文】【艺】【片】【之】【类】，【或】【者】【纪】【录】【片】【什】【么】【的】，【如】【此】【显】【得】【自】【己】【比】【较】【有】2016正品六肖美人图【可】【如】【今】【看】【来】【皇】【上】【与】【苏】【叔】【叔】【的】【关】【系】【好】【像】【不】【只】【是】【君】【臣】【关】【系】，【他】【们】【好】【像】【很】【久】【便】【认】【识】。 【难】【道】【是】【因】【为】【羽】【墨】【的】【母】【亲】【是】【皇】【上】【的】【妹】【妹】【的】【原】【因】【吗】？【可】【是】【这】【又】【说】【不】【通】，【羽】【墨】【的】【母】【亲】【是】【皇】【上】【的】【亲】【妹】【妹】【玉】【和】【公】【主】，【按】【理】【说】【他】【和】【该】【对】【自】【己】【的】【外】【甥】【多】【有】【关】【照】，【可】【是】【在】【他】【的】【记】【忆】【里】【却】【皇】【上】【对】【自】【己】【的】【这】【个】【外】【甥】【却】【丝】【毫】【不】【上】【心】，【不】【管】【也】【不】【顾】，【不】【然】【当】【年】【也】【不】
【漫】【威】【世】【界】【在】【几】【位】【顶】【级】【存】【在】【的】【大】【战】【后】【只】【剩】【下】【两】【成】【的】【核】【心】【世】【界】。 【创】【世】【神】【在】【主】【宇】【宙】【内】【慢】【慢】【修】【补】【着】【残】【破】【的】【世】【界】，【但】【是】【这】【个】【中】【年】【男】【人】【外】【表】【的】【大】【神】【的】【嘴】【角】【却】【挂】【着】【淡】【淡】【的】【笑】【意】，【似】【乎】【他】【对】【自】【己】【世】【界】【险】【些】【惨】【遭】【毁】【灭】【的】【遭】【遇】【十】【分】【满】【意】。 【实】【际】【上】【对】【于】OAA【这】【位】【大】【神】【来】【说】，【自】【己】【一】【手】【创】【建】【的】【世】【界】【被】【毁】【了】【大】【半】【自】【然】【是】【十】【分】【心】【疼】【了】，【可】【是】【一】
【夏】【简】【昭】【淡】【淡】【的】【点】【了】【点】【头】，【表】【情】【没】【有】【任】【何】【波】【动】。 【心】【里】，【还】【是】【被】【某】【种】【涌】【动】【的】【情】【绪】【狠】【狠】【的】【撞】【击】【了】【一】【下】。 【都】【说】【血】【脉】【至】【亲】【割】【舍】【不】【断】，【何】【曾】【知】【道】，【她】【与】【夏】【清】【心】【会】【走】【到】【这】【一】【步】？ 【京】【都】【的】【诱】【惑】【太】【大】，【身】【处】【这】【样】【的】【暗】【潮】【之】【中】，【不】【是】【你】【死】【就】【是】【我】【活】.. 【她】【驻】【足】，【看】【着】【天】【上】【云】【卷】【云】【舒】，【长】【长】【的】【输】【出】【一】【口】【气】。 【以】【后】【的】【京】
“【大】【人】，【小】【的】【愿】【招】，【还】【望】【大】【人】【给】【小】【的】【一】【个】【机】【会】！” 【哭】【喊】【着】【出】【声】【的】【是】【一】【个】【脑】【满】【肠】【肥】【的】【家】【伙】，【看】【这】【厮】【的】【模】【样】【也】【有】【四】【十】【的】【样】【子】【了】，【哭】【的】【跟】【个】【撒】【泼】【的】【娘】【们】【似】【的】，【让】【人】【心】【头】【腻】【歪】。 【吕】【腾】【上】【前】【一】【步】，【喝】【道】：“【住】【口】，【长】【官】【面】【前】【哭】【哭】【啼】【啼】【的】，【成】【何】【体】【统】！” “【是】，【是】，【小】【的】【不】【敢】【了】！” 【人】【在】【屋】【檐】【下】，【这】【厮】【又】【岂】【敢】【违】【逆】，