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Don't Expect Climate Change Legislation In 2010

Don't Expect Climate Change Legislation In 2010

Earlier this week, Reuters identified sixteen US Senators that could cast swing votes on a climate bill and asked them if they thought 2010 would be the year such a bill finally passed both houses.

Twelve of the sixteen said no, and Carl Levin, a Democrat from Michigan, said it was simply a matter of priorities:
Bill Gates On Energy Miracles

Bill Gates On Energy Miracles

Bill Gates made a wish at this February's TED conference.

He wants a non-polluting energy source that costs half what today's cheap, dirty energy costs.

The UN Needs A New Climate Chief

The UN Needs A New Climate Chief

UN Global Climate Change Chief Yvo de Boer announced on Thursday that he plans to resign on July 1. He thinks he can do more for the world as a business consultant and professor.
Businesses Still Pushing For Climate Change Legislation

Businesses Still Pushing For Climate Change Legislation

On Tuesday, we found out that three big companies - BP America, ConocoPhillips, and Caterpillar - will be discontinuing their efforts to lobby the US governm
Digging For The Truth: Snowstorms And Climate Change

Digging For The Truth: Snowstorms And Climate Change

Yesterday, most of the mid-Atlantic was battered by a blizzard that paralyzed much of the nation's capital. Leave it to the pundits and skeptic talking heads to jump on this opportunity to claim that recent heavy snowstorms and cold weather are proof that global warming isn't real.


On Chicken Poop and Biochar

On Chicken Poop and Biochar

Yesterday, USA Today profiled a West Virginia chicken farmer named Josh Frye.

Checking The Gauge

Checking The Gauge

The peak oil discussion is underway once again.

Walden Pond; or, How Global Warming and Invasive Species Can Change Everything

Walden Pond; or, How Global Warming and Invasive Species Can Change Everything

"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone."


-- Henry David Thoreau, Walden; on, Life in the Woods


The World's First Personal Carbon Credit

The World's First Personal Carbon Credit

The reduction of personal carbon emissions has official, demonstrated market value. Not very big value, but value nonetheless...

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