. &  should do  video of @BarackObama #Keystone@NYGovCuomo #fracking policy race.

In Berlin @BarackObama offers more global warming rhetoric (still no word on limiting CO2 from new - or old - power plants): 

In the United States, we have recently doubled our renewable energy from clean sources like wind and solar power.  We’re doubling fuel efficiency on our cars.  Our dangerous carbon emissions have come down.  But we know we have to do more — and we will do more.  (Applause.)
 
With a global middle class consuming more energy every day, this must now be an effort of all nations, not just some.  For the grim alternative affects all nations — more severe storms, more famine and floods, new waves of refugees, coastlines that vanish, oceans that rise.  This is the future we must avert.  This is the global threat of our time.  And for the sake of future generations, our generation must move toward a global compact to confront a changing climate before it is too late.  That is our job.  That is our task.  We have to get to work.

More at @earth_desk on Lisa Jackson’s faux “Richard Windsor” @EPA email identity. So much for transparencyAdministration claim is this was to avoid in-box clutter. Pretty clearly an attempt at an end run around FOIA. More signs of Obama admin’s say-one-thing-do-another approach to openness.

Dennis Rodman’s doing shuttle diplomacy between North Korea and @BarackObama?

Dennis Rodman’s doing shuttle diplomacy between North Korea and @BarackObama?

Kind of pathetic that a president in America has to prove his gun-li-ness.
@BarackObama, Time Magazine Person of the Year. (@NadavKander photo)
The Boss and The Boss. Obama and Springsteen.

The Boss and The Boss. Obama and Springsteen.

My chat with Ian Masters on Obama/Romney debate drillfest and climate gap, public attitudes, shifting baselines of perception (one generation’s problem is next generation’s norm), etc.

Only science moment in #debate2012 via Obama: “There are some jobs that are not going to come back. Because they are low wage, low skill jobs. I want high wage, high skill jobs. That’s why we have to emphasize manufacturing. That’s why we have to invest in advanced manufacturing. That’s why we’ve got to make sure that we’ve got the best science and research in the world. And when we talk about deficits, if we’re adding to our deficit for tax cuts for folks who don’t need them, and we’re cutting investments in research and science that will create the next Apple, create the next new innovation that will sell products around the world, we will lose that race.” [Transcript via Washington Post]

Job loss clarity here from @nytimes.

Job loss clarity here from @nytimes.