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    I'm so glad the Republican party leadership campaigned so hard for John Kerry to be the new Secretary of State.

    John Kerry & Climate Change

    John Kerry & Climate Change « Legal Planet: Environmental Law and Policy
    December 21, 2012
    by Dan Farber

    Whatever else it might portend, Kerry’s appointment as Secretary of State is certainly good news environmentally...

    Kerry’s commitment to the environment runs deep. Along with Theresa Kerry, he authored a book a few years ago called “This Moment on Earth,” which builds on stories about local activists to discuss broader issues of policy. As the book shows, Kerry’s concerns are by no means limited to climate change:
    The planet is in crisis. [W]e live in a world so infused with toxins that they have made their way into the soil, the air and water, and our bodies from conception to the end of life. This stark reality was bluntly confirmed in March 2005 with the release of the UN’s Global Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. . . It was the most comprehensive look at the health of the world’s oceans, land, forests, species, and atmosphere to date, and its conclusion was bleak — Many of the world’s ecosystems are headed for collapse unless radical measures are implemented to revive them...

    In Kerry’s State Department, environmental concerns are likely to have high priority, including but not limited to climate change. Good news indeed.
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    I held my nose and voted for Kerry about like many of you voted for Romney/Obama, but as Secretary of State negotiating various individual, regional, and possibly even an Global Climate/Carbon treaty, that may be a very well fit peg, he certainly possesses the requisite credentials.
     
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    He's a zealot. A moron and a zealot.

    Kerry as Secretary of State: Global warming first, world hunger, disease, and nuclear arms second

    During the next four years, look for Secretary Kerry to boost efforts in a futile fight to stop global warming.

    The real problems of the world, such as hunger, poverty and disease in developing nations, terrorism, and nuclear proliferation, may need to take a back seat.


    Kerry as Secretary of State: Global warming first, world hunger, disease, and nuclear arms second | Watts Up With That?
     
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    I thought you conservatives would be happy that Kerry left his seat. Didn't you think that now would be a good time for Scott Brown to run?

    Yeah....................he did lose to Elizabeth Warren, but what is the chances he'd lose yet another election?
     
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    Give Jim Bunning the job and let him go Forrest Gump all over the place!
     
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    Well, he's no Al Gore, but he's a lot better than Hillary with regards to issues that concern me most. Now aren't we all glad that McCain suffered his delusional agent orange spasm over Rice!?

    Kerry has an opportunity to to make a real and significant change to his image and legacy by being the first US climate change secretary of state!!
     
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    LOL.....they still think this is about the environment. How do these people navigate in the real world?
     
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    Nothing like an environmental crusader with private jets, yachts, and numerous ginrmous houses, pumping up his "carbon footprint" to the size of a small neighborhood. :lol:
     
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