Hour 1 of 24 Hours of Reality

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I was invited viaia Momsrising, to be in the Manhattan studio last night during the taping of the first hour of the 24 hours of Reality.  Al Gore was there and a clip from his 2006 academy award winning documentary was shown, a computer generated video Lower Manhattan flooding.  And then the real photos and video of the flooded subway tunnels and water pouring into the World Trade Center site.  Experts talked about government subsidized corporate profits from cheap fossil fuel contrasted against the real economic costs dirty weather in the form of drought-ravaged crops, flooded cities, and urban heat waves like the Chicago heat wave in 1995 when 700 people died…

…and then this morning…

…news reports of the BP highest corporate fine ever for causing the 2010 Deep Water Horizons oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

…oh and…

President Obama will be in New York and New Jersey to view the destruction and recovery efforts after weather event Sandy…

Just saying…

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