Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan Joins "Climate" Insurance Company

From the bizarre land of Al Gore:

WeatherBill Changes Company Name to The Climate Corporation; Appoints Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan to Board of Directors
The Climate Corporation's Mission Is To Help World's People and Businesses Adapt To Climate Change

The Climate Corporation combines Big Data, climatology and agronomics to protect the $3 trillion global agriculture industry with automated full-season weather insurance. As part of its effort to help farmers adapt to the increasingly unpredictable weather that threatens their livelihood, the company today also announced the appointment of former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan to the company's Board of Directors.

"We are honored to have someone of Senator Dorgan's character, experience, and passion helping us meet the needs of today's farmer," according to David Friedberg, Chief Executive Officer of The Climate Corporation. "As we deepen our agricultural focus, we now have a company name and identity that better reflects our constituents, as well as the counsel of a distinguished public servant who has worked throughout his professional life to help the American farmer."

Byron Dorgan joins The Climate Corporation Board of Directors following a distinguished 30-year career in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. As a U.S. Senator representing the State of North Dakota -- a rural state with a thriving agriculture industry -- Senator Dorgan was a strong advocate for family farmers. He served on the Agriculture Committee in the U.S. House and on the Agriculture Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Mr. Dorgan is currently a Senior Policy Advisor at the Washington, DC law firm Arent Fox LLP, a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, and a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. ...

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