Saturday News: President Obama Thanks U.S. Troops in Hawaii; Bill McKibben's Paris Climate Conference Takeaways

Saturday, December 26, 2015

by Lowell

Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, December 26. Also check out the great Bill McKibben's takeaways from the Paris climate conference; in short, it's a start, but it's "weaker than it should be...because the fossil fuel industry continues to hold the cards; we need to understand that these guys are not just filthy rich, they are's basically purchased one of our political parties...if they carry out their stated business plan, then the planet tanks...We just have to keep building a movement that can somehow balance their money...Whether we're going to get there in time is an open question."