Court orders feds to review oil dispersant risks...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Humpback whales don’t like oil dispersants.

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The Video President Obama Hopes You Won’t Notice...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

I.t’s one of the strongest statements yet about what is at stake in this fight

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Attention Customers: Walmart’s Low Wages Are Costing You Money...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Walmart wages are so low that many of its workers rely on food stamps …

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Boston Bombing Suspects Shown In Gym Video, Working Out 3 Days Before Attack...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Never-before-seen video obtained by CNN shows Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan…

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This map shows the smells of your city...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Kate McLean, who describes herself as “a sensory researcher…

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Japan and other nations say no to U.S. wheat, worried about GMOs...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Japan cancelled a bid on 27,500 tons of Pacific Northwest wheat on Thursday…

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No need to eat like a caveman — just eat your damn veggies!...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Rubbery, wishy-washy supermarket fruit and veggies got you down?

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Rachel Maddow: Maybe We Can’t Safely Drill in the Arctic...

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Shell Covered Up The Fact That They Moved Kulluk For Taxes

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Arkansas Tornadoes Turn Deadly

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A wall cloud forms near Interstate 35 and Purcell, Okla…

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Ice going, humanity: Arctic melting at alarming rates...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

It’s no surprise to regular readers I am quite concerned about climate change.

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Frankensalmon could breed with trout, produce frankentrout...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

Interspecies hanky-panky is a thing, in case you didn’t know.

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Would Mount Everest’s first conquerors recognize it anymore?...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

When Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest 60 years ago…

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Most Americans don’t give a frack about fracking...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

[Translate] Grist   By John Upton   A fucking gashole in Pennsylvania. You might think fracking is a highly divisive, heatedly contested issue, but most Americans don’t give a damn about it either way. The latest Climate Change in the American Mind survey found that 39 percent of respondents had never heard of fracking, while another 13 percent didn’t know whether they had heard of it. So it’s not too much of a surprise, then, to learn that 58 percent of survey respondents held no opinion on whether fracking is a good thing or a bad thing. Those who did have an opinion were roughly split between supporters and opponents, the survey found. Older conservative men tended to think it’s ace. Younger liberal women did not.   The survey was conducted by the Yale Project on Climate Change...

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Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists...

May 31, 2013 Posted by

It’s likely that some of the $38 billion US intelligence spends on private contractors annually is used to spy on American citizens.

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Budget Cuts Reduce Economic Growth In First Quarter Of 2013...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

Economic growth slowed slightly in the first three months of the year…

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The Jet Stream: How Its Response To Enhanced Arctic Warming Is Driving More Extreme Weather...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

We’ve written extensively about how how arctic ice loss is driving extreme weather.

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The Other Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis in Global Land Use...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

As the international community focuses on climate change as the great challenge of our era..

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Exploding Trains, Explained

May 30, 2013 Posted by

A train and a garbage truck collided outside of Baltimore on Tuesday evening..

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The New Alaska Gold War

May 30, 2013 Posted by

A mine in Bristol Bay could produce more gold than the Klondike gold rush—

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Which Way Out of the Greek Nightmare and the Crisis of Europe?...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

Austerity isn’t the solution. Could it be Keynesianism? Socialism? Something else?

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“They’re Not Rational”: 80 year old educator speaks about her arrest...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

A senior citizen endures an ordeal to protect equality and quality in the public school system.

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Illegal Monsanto GMO wheat found in Oregon...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

A farmer in Oregon found a patch of wheat growing like a weed where it wasn’t expected…

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Coal is the enemy of the human race, video edition...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

It was one thing when there were no viable alternatives to coal…

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Local elections in Washington state are big deal for coal industry and global climate...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

The adage “think global, act local” rings remarkably true in Whatcom County..

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10 Most Absurd Lies Told By McDonald’s CEO...

May 30, 2013 Posted by

Confronted by activists at this year’s shareholder meeting, CEO Don Thompson lied and lied.

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