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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Real Environmentalists Support GMOs

Real Environmentalists Support GMOs

People seem to have missed the most important passage from Mark Lynas' amazing apology for his years of activism against genetically modified organisms.

Why Investors such as Jim Rogers and George Soros are Interested in Farmland

Why Investors such as Jim Rogers and George Soros are Interested in Farmland

Farmland has two important attributes that set it apart from most other investments. The first is obvious: its inelastic demand. Humans need food to survive, it’s just a question of what food they eat. Second are the various political and environmental factors that continue to whittle away at an already-finite supply of global farmland: factors like climate change, urbanization, farmland degradation, and erosion. According to the WWF, one-third of the world’s arable land has been destroyed since 1960 by erosion and other types of degradation.…Read more...http://oilprice.com/Finance/investing-and-trading-reports/Why-Investors-such-as-Jim-Rogers-and-George-Soros-are-Interested-in-Farmland.html

Study Finds Shale Gas is not as Clean as Thought

Study Finds Shale Gas is not as Clean as Thought

Last February scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) and the University of Colorado, released the findings of a study that claimed that around four percent of methane was escaping into the atmosphere as natural gas was being extracted from a field in Denver.Now that same group has studied the gas production techniques of a field in Utah and discovered that around nine percent of the methane gas extracted at the gas field was leaking into the air. Methane is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, far more so…Read more...http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Study-Finds-Shale-Gas-is-not-as-Clean-as-Thought.html

First Town in U.S. to Ban Plastic Bottles

First Town in U.S. to Ban Plastic Bottles
http://www.darkgovernment.com/news/first-town-in-u-s-to-ban-plastic-bottles/

Concord is the first town in the nation where the sale of plastic water bottles
is prohibited.

A new year brings a controversial new law into effect in Concord: no one can
sell single-serving plastic water bottles.

“I think Concord, you know, they have a good point about the plastic. I really
do and I think other [...]

Tehran Shut Down Over Extreme Pollution


Tehran Shut Down Over Extreme Pollution
http://www.darkgovernment.com/news/tehran-shut-down-over-extreme-pollution/

Officials in Tehran have ordered schools, universities, government offices, and
other institutions to close on January 5 because of high air pollution in the
Iranian capital.

Only emergency and health services will report for work under the order from
Morteza Tamadon, the Tehran governor.

The ISNA news agency said games in Tehran had also been called off [...]

Friday, January 4, 2013

An Antidote for Climate Contrarianism By JUSTIN GILLIS

An Antidote for Climate Contrarianism

Green: Science
I would guess a few Green readers had the experience, over the holidays, of arguing yet again about global warming with a parent or brother-in-law who thinks it’s all a big hoax. Maybe there’s some undiscovered substance in roast turkey that makes people want to pick fights around the dinner table.
M.I.T. Press
Fortunately, the M.I.T. climate scientist Kerry Emanuel has provided us with a solution to this problem: an updated edition of “What We Know About Climate Change,” his 2007 book explaining the science of global warming.http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/an-antidote-for-climate-contrarianism/

Honda Accord Hybrid will have 68 mpg

Honda Accord Hybrid will have 68 mpg

Honda Motor will launch the new Accord hybrid sedan in Japan in June offering fuel economy of 29 km/l (68 mpg US, 3.4 l/100km). The new Accord hybrid will feature Honda’s two-motor hybrid drive system which will also be applied in the 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid.

Its mileage will far outpace the 23.4km per liter and 23.2km per liter of Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry and Crown hybrid sedans. The fuel economy will also be the best among Hondas, beating the Insight hybrid’s 27.2km per liter.

It will sell for about 3 million yen (US$35,000)

Read more »http://nextbigfuture.com/2013/01/honda-accord-hybrid-will-have-68-mpg.html#more

Pesticides and Parkinson's: Further proof of a link uncovered

Pesticides and Parkinson's: Further proof of a link uncovered

Researchers have found a link between Parkinson's disease and the pesticide Benomyl, whose toxicological effects still linger in the environment, 10 years after it was banned by the EPA. More important, the research suggests the way this pesticide does its damage may occur in other people with Parkinson's, even for those who were not exposed to this pesticide.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130104101427.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_environment+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+--+Top+Environment%29

How Fracking Is Corroding Small Town America

How Fracking Is Corroding Small Town America

Andrew O'Hehir, Salon
This isn’t an article about the method of extracting natural gas from deep subterranean rock called hydrofracturing, or fracking, because you either already know where you stand on that issue or you’re not much interested. . .http://www.salon.com/2013/01/03/how_fracking_is_corroding_small_town_america/

Shell Should Quit Its Alaska Drilling Fiasco

Shell Should Quit Its Alaska Drilling Fiasco

Christopher Helman, Forbes
Royal Dutch Shell is taking flack from all directions today as a team of salvage experts try to figure out how to free the $290 million Kulluk floating drilling rig that ran aground on the coast of Alaska Monday. The crew of the Kulluk has been rescued, and thanks to a 3-inch steel hull none of the diesel fuel onboard has spilled. But this latest fiasco in a long line of mishaps further underscores the risks of exploring for oil in the Arctic Chukchi and Beaufort seas.http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/2013/01/03/why-shell-should-just-quit-its-alaska-drilling-fiasco/?ss=business%3Aenergy

Why Is Arctic Oil Drilling So Elusive and Difficult?

Why Is Arctic Oil Drilling So Elusive and Difficult?

Steve LeVine, Quartz
Strong winds and sometimes 50-foot waves are preventing emergency workers from boarding a grounded oil drilling vessel off the Alaskan coast, according to the US Coast Guard. The accident appears unlikely to cause major environmental damage, but further complicates an already grueling experience by Shell getting drilling going in the Arctic.As a whole, the Arctic is estimated to hold 25% of the world’s remaining oil and natural gas, and is becoming more accessible to oil exploration because of global warming. Yet even as the ice melts, the seas have not calmed, and are not...http://qz.com/40104/shell-kulluk-ship-grounded-in-arctic-amid-rough-seas/

The Perils of Arctic Oil Drilling

The Perils of Arctic Oil Drilling

Editorial, Los Angeles Times
There's at least a tiny bit of good news in the grounding of an oil rig in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska: As of midday Wednesday, the Kulluk, which ran aground near Kodiak Island, didn't appear to be leaking fuel, thanks to its double hull of 3-inch-thick steel. We've learned some things about oil and safety since the Exxon Valdez. . .http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-kulluk-beaufort-royal-dutch-shell-20130103,0,76725.story

Just Released: POWER magazine's Air Emissions Guidebook

Just Released:
POWER magazine's Air Emissions Guidebook

In this guidebook you’ll find exclusive features on the topic of air emissions including full charts, photographs, graphs, and step-by-step instructions previously featured in POWER magazine.

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  • Use Dry fog to control coal dust hazards
  • Advanced SCR catalysts tune oxidized mercury removal
  • An SCR can provide mercury removal co-benefits

Energy News: New law to force stores to sell produce from Fukushima?


Energy News: New law to force stores to sell produce from Fukushima?



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Why Does the U.S. Lack an Objective and Coherent Climate Policy?

Why Does the U.S. Lack an Objective and Coherent Climate Policy?

The Federal Government has yet to approve a specific climate policy. Since the U.S. Senate rejected the 1997 Kyoto Protocol no Administration has formally proposed a climate policy to Congress. The Federal Government has, however, developed many non-climate energy regulations that have significantly reduced U.S. carbon emissions over past 30 years. And, since the Supreme Court empowered the EPA to control carbon emissions, the U.S. is being subjected to miscellaneous carbon reduction regulations without well defined climate policy objectives. Why does the U.S. still lack an effective climate policy today?http://theenergycollective.com/jemillerep/165566/draft-posting-progress-why-does-us-lack-objective-and-coherent-climate-policy?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29

Laws of geo-engineering to mitigate global warming?

Laws of geo-engineering to mitigate global warming?

A law professor believes the legal ramifications of geo-engineering need to be thought through now and a global governance structure put in place soon to oversee these efforts to fight climate change.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130102140521.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_environment+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+--+Top+Environment%29

US study says El Nino, climate change link fuzzy

US study says El Nino, climate change link fuzzy

Washington (AFP) Jan 3, 2013
The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change, said US research released Thursday. The study involved scientists measuring the monthly growth of ancient coral fossils found on two tropical Pacific islands to determine what, if any, impact the warming climate had on the weatherhttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/US_study_says_El_Nino_climate_change_link_fuzzy_999.html

Natural catastrophes caused $160 bn in damage: Munich Re

Natural catastrophes caused $160 bn in damage: Munich Re

Frankfurt (AFP) Jan 03, 2013
Natural catastrophes including US hurricane Sandy caused $160 billion (122 billion euros') worth of damage in 2012, the world's leading reinsurer, Munich Re, estimated on Thursday. "Last year, natural catastrophes caused $160 billion in overall losses and $65 billion in insured losses worldwide," Munich Re said in a statement. About 67 percent of overall losses and 90 percent of insuredhttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Natural_catastrophes_caused_160_bn_in_damage_Munich_Re_999.html

The relationship between CO2 concentrations and sea level

The relationship between CO2 concentrations and sea level

Southampton UK (SPX) Jan 04, 2013
By comparing reconstructions of atmospheric CO2 concentrations and sea level over the past 40 million years, researchers based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton have found that greenhouse gas concentrations similar to the present (almost 400 parts per million) were systematically associated with sea levels at least nine metres above current levels. http://www.terradaily.com/reports/New_study_documents_the_natural_relationship_between_CO2_concentrations_and_sea_level_999.html

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Methane Leak Data Highlights Concerns About Natural Gas Drilling

Methane Leak Data Highlights Concerns About Natural Gas Drilling

A pair of ongoing studies show unexpectedly high methane leakage from some oil and gas fields in the U.S., findings that underscore concerns that the climate benefits of the natural gas boom may be overstated. Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder say new data indicates that as much as 4 percent of methane from a production area in Denver is leaking into the atmosphere, echoing findings first reported in a much-disputed study published last year in the Journal of Geophysical Research. A separate field study in Utah suggested even higher methane leakage rates of 9 percent. http://e360.yale.edu/digest/methane_leak_data_highlights__concerns_about_natural_gas_drilling/3730/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+YaleEnvironment360+%28Yale+Environment+360%29

The Opposite of Mining: Tar Sands Steam Extraction Lessens Footprint, but Environmental Costs Remain

The Opposite of Mining: Tar Sands Steam Extraction Lessens Footprint, but Environmental Costs Remain

Melting bitumen in place is less unsightly than mining tar sands, but increasing efficiency, lowering costs and--perhaps most importantly—minimizing greenhouse gas emissions remain challenges

Scientagonism: The problem of antagonistic science communication

Scientagonism: The problem of antagonistic science communication

A recent column by Daniel Sarewitz in Nature on bridging the "partisan divide" with respect to public perception of science inspired some spirited debate over on my twitter feed yesterday. The short version goes something like this: scientists are often perceived as being in the thrall of Democrats, exposing the greater scientific enterprise to being undermined as simply another partisan front (or, alternatively factionalizing, wherein partisan camps each bring in their own "experts" an accuse the other side of "junk science). None of this is helped by scientists who go out of their way to bring on their antagonism - see, for example, the letter signed by 68 Nobel laureates endorsing President Obama over Mitt Romney in the last election (in which Sarewitz notes that of the 68, 43 have a record of public donations to candidates, and of these, only five have ever donated to Republican candidates, and none in the last election cycle). It goes without saying that, well-meaning as it may be, openly partisan activities like this aren't helping with the whole "not being perceived as a lockstep Democratic constituency" thing. (Note that I am explicitly not advocating mass abdication of scientists from the political discourse, which a genuinely terrible idea - but rather, a caution that lending one's scientific credibility to openly partisan ventures may not be in the best strategic interests of science...) More at: http://neutroneconomy.blogspot.com/2013/01/scientagonism-problem-of-antagonistic.html

Study: Portions of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet are warming twice as fast as previously thought

Study: Portions of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet are warming twice as fast as previously thought
(Phys.org)—A new study funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) finds that the western part of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought. http://phys.org/news/2013-01-portions-west-antarctic-ice-sheet.html#nwlt

Environmental & Clean Energy Inaugural Ball




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This bi-partisan celebration has become a Washington tradition over the past 24 years as the environmental and clean energy communities gather to welcome a new Administration and make headway towards a more sustainable future.

At our last event in 2009 we had nearly 200 companies and organizations in the environmental and clean energy fields joining us to highlight the importance of environmental and clean energy challenges through bi-partisan cooperation.

This remarkable coalescing of so many different organizations has allowed us to successfully include key Administration officials from the Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Departments of Energy, Agriculture, Transportation, Commerce, among many others.  Members of Congress, key industry representatives, and a range of supporters and interested citizens have made this a sell out every time. 

The main goal of this event is to bring together the large number of us working on the same issues, while providing a quality event that is reasonably priced to accommodate our organizations' individual members. We are therefore holding to our 2009 $200 per ticket price that includes:

 An open bar, a full dinner buffet, and a great band for dancing and entertainment!!. 

A green screen photography booth allows ball patrons to have their picture taken at the swearing in ceremony!    There are a very limited number of reserved tables of 8 that are available at $2,500.00 in addition to the individual tickets.  If you thought you might be interested in helping to sponsor the ball, there are numerous ways to do so and please contact us to discuss those options with you. 

For the past 6 of these balls we have had a tremendous response from incoming Administration officials and we have never failed to get Secretaries of Energy, Interior, the Administrator of EPA, and many other agencies and White House officials. In 2009 our Guests included Energy Secretary Chu and Lisa Jackson from EPA.  

In addition we have always had members of Congress attend and occasional celebrities. And, we have an invitation in to Bill Clinton to be a special Honored Guest.


The Cost To Attend Is $200.00 Per Person 
 
     
  
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Safer Fracking


Safer Fracking

MIT Technology Review - ‎Jan 2, 2013‎
Can hydrofracking—using fluids to break open underground rock formations and recover trapped natural gas—be done safely? This is a question I am often asked by friends who read stories linking shale gas production to incidents of water pollution. http://www.technologyreview.com/view/509391/safer-fracking/

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

New Year’s Day Farm Bill Extension a Giant Step Backward

New Year’s Day Farm Bill Extension a Giant Step Backward

UCS weighs in on the 11th hour ‘fiscal cliff’ Farm Bill extension deal passed late last night.http://www.ucsusa.org/news/press_release/new-years-day-farm-bill-disappointing-0355.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20ucsusa%2Frss%20%28Union%20of%20Concerned%20Scientists%29

EPA Releases Update On Ongoing Hydraulic Fracturing Study

EPA Releases Update On Ongoing Hydraulic Fracturing Study

The U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyFederal agency that regulates industrial impacts on the environment. (EPAFederal agency that regulates industrial impacts on the environment.) provided an update on its ongoing national study currently underway to better understand any potential impacts of hydraulic fracturingRefers to a method used by producers to extract more natural gas from a well

(More)…http://shalestuff.com/uncategorized/epa-releases-update-ongoing-hydraulic-fracturing-study/article05182

A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

Extreme rainfall in the tropics will intensify with global warminghttp://www.technologyreview.com/article/508266/a-hard-rains-a-gonna-fall/

Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President

In a letter to President Obama, the editors of MIT Technology Review argue that addressing climate change must take top priority in the next four years.
Amid the crises and battles, both predictable and unforeseeable, that you will face over the next four years, one problem will stand out both for the economic and social dangers it poses and for the difficulty and cost of solving it. Whether you can develop a practical and sustainable strategy to address climate change—specifically, to begin lowering carbon dioxide emissions—will define the success of your new term as president. We do not make such a declaration lightly; we are keenly aware of the many other challenges you face. But the potential for global warming over the next decades threatens consequences so dire that they could overwhelm any progress you make toward other long-term economic, social, and political goals.http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/508841/dear-mr-president/

Drilling for Shale Gas

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Safer Fracking

Safer Fracking

Strong regulations and improved public disclosure are needed.
Can hydrofracking—using fluids to break open underground rock formations and recover trapped natural gas—be done safely? This is a question I am often asked by friends who read stories linking shale gas production to incidents of water pollution. While fracking is frequently blamed for contaminating groundwater, studies indicate that pollution may actually stem from more basic issues like faulty well construction and design or improper wastewater disposal.http://www.technologyreview.com/view/509391/safer-fracking/

Gundersen: Contamination levels that would be considered radioactive waste in U.S. were ubiquitous on Tokyo streets when I visited — Niigata’s river sediment loaded with radiation as well (AUDIO)

Gundersen: Contamination levels that would be considered radioactive waste in U.S. were ubiquitous on Tokyo streets when I visited — Niigata’s river sediment loaded with radiation as well (AUDIO)http://enenews.com/gundersen-contamination-tokyo-ubiquitous-when-visited-niigatas-river-sediment-loaded-radiation-audio

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

New Fears Over Fracking Groundwater Contamination

New Fears Over Fracking Groundwater Contamination

It is found that high concentrations of salts, including those of radium and barium, are present in the flowback waters from late-end fracking operations, lending fears over potential groundwater contamination. The amounts of the various salts are greater than those in the water-mix used in the fracking operation, and their specific concentrations are consistent as having arisen from an underground aquifer that was set-down during the Paleozoic era. Hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") is the process whereby gas and oil is made to flow from impermeable…Read more...http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/New-Fears-Over-Fracking-Groundwater-Contamination.html

A total of 225 quakes hit Peru during 2012, IGP reports

A total of 225 quakes hit Peru during 2012, IGP reportshttp://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/noticia-a-total-of-225-quakes-hit-peru-during-2012-igp-reports-441697.aspx

Koreas record 56 earthquakes in 2012

Koreas record 56 earthquakes in 2012

By Dec 27, 2012 11:27AM UTChttp://asiancorrespondent.com/94335/the-koreas-saw-56-earthquakes-in-2012/

Over 5,000 Earthquakes in Mexico in 2012

Over 5,000 Earthquakes in Mexico in 2012 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=879541&Itemid=1

Over 3,000 Noticeable Quakes Hit Japan In 2012

 

Over 3,000 Noticeable Quakes Hit Japan In 2012

phttp://www.rttnews.com/2030187/over-3000-noticeable-quakes-hit-japan-in-2012.aspx?type=gn&utm_source=google&utm_campaign=sitemap

Earthquakes, The Fuse That Ignites Volcanoes, Have Increased Worldwide

 

Earthquakes, The Fuse That Ignites Volcanoes, Have Increased Worldwide

http://guardianlv.com/2012/12/earthquakes-the-fuse-that-ignites-volcanoes-have-increased-worldwide/

Strong jet stream super-charged US Christmas storms


Strong jet stream super-charged US Christmas storms

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23037-strong-jet-stream-supercharged-us-christmas-storms.html

Title: Analysis of Radionuclide Releases from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident Part I

Title: Analysis of Radionuclide Releases from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident Part IIhttp://enenews.com/almost-entire-ground-level-northern-hemisphere-covered-radioactive-fission-product-after-311-study-impact-fukushima-radioxenon-releases-worldwide-xe-133-background-be-investigated-graphic
Source: Pure and Applied Geophysics
Authors: Pascal Achim, Marguerite Monfort, Gilbert Le Petit, Philippe Gross, Guilhem Douysset, Thomas Taffary, Xavier Blanchard, Christophe Moulin
Date: September 2012
[...] In this study, the emissions of the three fission products Cs-137, I-131 and Xe-133 are investigated.
[...] worldwide industrial Xe-133 background could be modified by Fukushima radioxenon release affecting the performances of the CTBT radionuclide monitoring network.
[...] during the couple of months after the Fukushima Dai-ichi accident, monitoring capabilities of the network could have been affected by the large amount of radioxenon released by the accident. The impact of Fukushima radioxenon releases on the worldwide Xe-133 background must also be investigated. [...]
The maps below show the activity concentration of Xe-133 at ground-level on March 31, 2011 (top) and May 10, 2011 (bottom)


Full analysis in here

Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year


I wish you all a happy, safe and prosperous new year! I hope the year 2013 will be a good one for you, in your personal lives, as well as professionally. 

Warmest Regards
Michele Kearney

Dieter Helm: Coal Critic, Atomic Agnostic, Natural Gas Enthusiast

Dieter Helm: Coal Critic, Atomic Agnostic, Natural Gas Enthusiast

As indicated by the subtitle of his book, Helm believes that the world, especially Europe, has achieved very little in the twenty years since the Kyoto treaty was signed. He believes that there is little hope that the process set in motion by that treaty will result in anything more than the continued annual consumption of a lot of aviation fuel to move people to ineffective conferences that are primarily climate theater.http://theenergycollective.com/rodadams/165286/dieter-helm-coal-critic-atomic-agnostic-natural-gas-enthusiast?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29

NOAA lists ringed and bearded ice seal populations under the Endangered Species Act

NOAA lists ringed and bearded ice seal populations under the Endangered Species Act

NOAA Fisheries has announced its final listing decision for four subspecies of ringed seals and two distinct population segments (DPSs) of bearded seals under the Endangered Species Act. Specifically, in line with the proposal, NOAA will list as threatened the Beringia and Okhotsk DPSs of bearded seals and the Arctic, Okhotsk, and Baltic subspecies of ringed seals. The Ladoga subspecies of ringed seals will be listed as endangered. The species that exist in U.S. waters (Arctic ringed seals and the Beringia DPS of bearded seals) are already protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121230180804.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_environment+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+--+Top+Environment%29

FOX News: “A Fukushima Fightback” — US Navy sailors say there was a conspiracy to withhold truth about radiation releases (AUDIO)

Energy News: FOX News: “A Fukushima Fightback” — US Navy sailors say there was a conspiracy to withhold truth about radiation releases (AUDIO)



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Sunday, December 30, 2012

2012: Global warming became reality

2012: Global warming became reality

Record melting of Arctic Ocean ice. Record heat and droughts. New York under water. Believe climate change now?

Many sailors from USS Ronald Reagan suffered problems after 3/11 — “No amount of money would compensate me if I’m 23 years old and bleeding from my behind”

Energy News: Report: Many sailors from USS Ronald Reagan suffered problems after 3/11 — “No amount of money would compensate me if I’m 23 years old and bleeding from my behind”



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