exxon puts up $1mn to lobby for carbon tax
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2018-10-10 17:52:36 UTC
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Patrick Bigbie WDAM @PatrickWDAM 10 Oct 2018 15:14Z
Hurricane Michael is now 7 mph short of Category 5 Status and it's STILL
INTENSIFYING!! Winds are now up to 150mb and the pressure is still falling!!
Now down to 923mb!! This is unlike anything that NW Florida has ever seen!!!
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The situation is about to get serious in parts of Bay, Gulf, and Franklin
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Matthew Seedorff @MattSeedorff 10 Oct 2018 15:37Z
A look from above as Hurricane Michael gets closer to the Florida panhandle.
I recorded this at 10:10 AM central time from the Treasure Island Tower
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Marc Weinberg @MarcWeinbergWX 10 Oct 2018 15:48Z
New construction just collapsed in front of me in Panama City Beach from #hurricanemichael!!! It is going bad fast! pic.twitter.com/CG5R8jcUuf
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NWS Tallahassee @NWSTallahassee 10 Oct 2018 16:14Z
More information on the Extreme Wind Warning that is currently in effect
until 215pm ET. TAKE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY! Wind gusts in excess of 130mph
expected within the eyewall as it moves onshore! #HurricaneMichael
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[Exactly where European model said:]
Michael's storm surge moves quickly ashore in Destin, Florida
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 10 Oct 2018 16:20Z
Hours before Category 4 Hurricane Michael was expected to make landfall,
the Florida Panhandle was feeling the wind and waves from the ...

Ryan Maue | weathermodels.com @RyanMaue Oct 8
Replying to @RyanMaue
Extended out to 5-days ... Note the red tracks on the right of the ensemble
mean (black bubble line) -- those are more intense since they remain over
the Gulf longer & represent stronger scenarios ... But right now, focusing
on Destin area landfall. pic.twitter.com/bv5g3PzBtT
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NBC News @NBCNews 10 Oct 2018 16:25Z
Replying to @NBCNews
The eye of Hurricane Michael is just off the coast of Panama City, Florida.
(12:15 p.m. ET) pic.twitter.com/H8zi506ML6
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Philip Klotzbach @philklotzbach 10 Oct 2018 16:29Z
#Michael now has max sustained winds of 150 mph - the only #hurricane with
stronger max sustained winds this far north in the Gulf of Mexico was
Hurricane Camille (1969). pic.twitter.com/rE5cmVX4R2
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Jonathan Erdman @wxjerdman 10 Oct 2018 16:35Z
Now over 7-foot surge at Apalachicola, FL. #HurricaneMichael
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Philip Klotzbach @philklotzbach 10 Oct 2018 16:58Z
#Hurricane #Michael's pressure continues to drop - now down to 919 hPa. Only
two continental US hurricanes have made landfall with a lower pressure:
Labor Day (1935) - 892 hPa and Camille (1969) - 900 hPa.
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Kristopher @ksull72487 26s
Replying to @philklotzbach
It weakened slightly according to the latest flight. Very very very slightly.
I doubt it has enough to make Cat 5. It's going down more than likely as
one heck of a 4.

AJ+ @ajplus 10 Oct 2018 16:49Z
Replying to @ajplus
Hurricane Michael is set to be the Florida Panhandle's worst hurricane on
record. Authorities ordered 1000s of people to shelter, saying there is
no time left to evacuate. ## sea levels could rise 14ft ## potential
flooding up to 9ft ## 10,000 people already without power
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Matt Moore @WGALMattMoore 10 Oct 2018 17:02Z
Hurricane #Michael just dropped to 919 mb, making it the 3rd strongest
hurricane to hit the continental United States on record. Stronger (by
pressure) than Andrew & Katrina. Only the Keys hurricane and Camille were
stronger. Unreal. pic.twitter.com/V3TqFY1KIh
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2018-10-11 03:17:16 UTC
Post by M***@kymhorsell.com
Hillbillies thron unna da bus agin.
"Exxon wants a low price on carbon to keep its business afloat and box out
more effective climate mitigation strategies, including holding fossil fuel
companies legally accountable for the damage they've done to our planet"
JTEM is right
2018-10-11 03:40:21 UTC
Five minutes before Exxon started lobbying
for a tax that will benefit the rich an
impoverish the poor you thought they were
evil. But now you can't praise then fast

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Bret Cahill
2018-10-11 03:48:03 UTC
Post by JTEM is right
Five minutes before Exxon started lobbying
for a tax that will benefit the rich an
impoverish the poor
Geo taxation is always progressive.

Want to destroy yer economy?

Subsidize carbon like Venezuela.

Want to live in a functional democracy like Netherlands w/o any poor people?

Tax the hell out of carbon.