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Thu Nov 9, 2017 12:22pm
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As Syria embraces Paris climate deal, itís the United States against the world

President Trump has put America at odds with the rest of the world, literally, when it comes to the goal of combating climate change.

At an international climate conference in Bonn on Tuesday, Syria announced its plans to join the Paris climate accord ó an agreement forged in 2015 for nations to band together to slash global carbon emissions. That now leaves the United States as the only country to disavow the deal, after Trump this year announced intentions to withdraw from the agreement.

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      Doesn't it apply here? Now? US has been chief contributor for most of the period of cause. Had an argument with a Trumpeon about a July 1979 weather event here. We had a horrific hail that stript the ... more
      • https://xkcd.com/1321/
        • Shoot the man who coined "global warming."Pikes, Fri Nov 10 2:58pm
          Trumpeons know heat. Trumpeons know nothing about energy. Why do you think Trump appointed Rick Perry Secretary of Energy? Mar a Lago 2020
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            • I was in blizzardsPikes, Tue Nov 14 1:46pm
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              • Should I come across a PH👀EY, Tue Nov 14 2:54pm
                young Palm, potted, I am going to try it here. We are not quite at the stage of planting cacti. Yeah, a blizzard is aw inspiring. Dangerous. Have seen a few up here, but short lived. It rained off... more
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                  is the one to try. Trachycarpus takil, Trachycarpus wagnerianus, Sabal minor, and certainly Rhapidophyllum hystrix are even more resistant to snow and cold, but are also harder to find. When you... more
                  • The Trachycarpus fortuneiPH👀EY, Tue Nov 14 10:44pm
                    I have seen that in nurseries in the Bay Area. That is the one I'll try. Enjoyed the videos. Thanks.