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  • My Favorite Post of the Day

     
    Has MTV turned this... I don't know - maybe it's in the water or zeitgeist or whatever - but MTV seems to be very much on my mind at the moment, and thanks to ever-vigilant TVtattle.com, I've stumbled across......
  • Polar bears: Endangered? They can eat each other!

     
    A reader links us to this headline at the CNN site: "Polar bears resort to cannibalism as Arctic ice shrinks." It reminded us that Gov. Palin sued the Department of Commerce a little while ago, arguing that polar bears should......
  • Paterson: Auctioning carbon

     
    Not sexy, but interesting, maybe even productive: Paterson launches a regional initiative to combat global warming by auctioning off CO2 allowances at the NY Merc. Read the release after the jump.......
  • Clean the Air With Your Own Personal CO2 Scrubber

     
    Those intrepid Canadians are up to their environmental hijinks again. Scientists at the University of Calgary have built a machine that will suck carbon dioxide out of the air in an attempt to mitigate the effects of climate change. The......
  • Video: Climate change

     
    Here's one of the exchanges, on climate change:......
  • Climate change: The quote

     
    Here's what Palin said in response to the question on climate change: ???We know it's real, I'm not one to attribute every activity of man to the changes in the climate. There is something to be said also for man's......
  • Exploding myth of 1970s global cooling "consensus"

     
    When global warming skeptics set out to undermine the current scientific consensus that the planet is warming up, they often point to a 1975 article in Newsweek magazine that was titled 'The cooling world.' The story cited research on increasing......
  • Video: One for the bears

     
    From wolf-hunting on helicopters to posing with dead moose and caribou, Sarah Palin is a nightmare to animals. Defenders of Wildlife hits with its second spot, this one focused on Palin's opposition to the Interior Department's designation of polar bears....
  • Paulson says China's role critical

     
    by James Oliphant As the credit crunch has struck markets worldwide, one lingering question has been how the turmoil will affect China's burgeoning economy. Tuesday evening in New York, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson spoke about China's economic...
  • Sarah and bears: Species, or fashion accessories?

     
    Sarah Palin has been famously hostile to polar bears as actual living things. She wrote a column in the NYTimes complaining that, despite the ice pack melt that was eroding their habitat and numbers, they did not need protection. She......
  • Obama names national-security team

     
    by Frank James President-elect Barack Obama is announcing his national security team this morning. There are no surprises, all are people whose names were leaked in recent weeks. They are: Senator Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, selecting Defense.....
  • Solar-Powered Car Finishes Trip Around the World

     
    Louis Palmer, a 36-year-old Swiss school teacher, has completed the first journey around the world in a solar-powered car, arriving at the United Nations on Thursday in the middle of talks on climate change. Palmer drove the two-seater hauling a......