Monthly Archives: April 2016

Reports Of A Unicorn Sighting: Is Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol A Reality?

A few people have asked if I can reproduce more of my Forbes columns here, because they don’t like wading through the ads there to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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how European starlings came U.S. Blame Shakespeare

Mother Nature Network: If you like a good whodunnit, here’s one of the avian variety that just may stump you. How did European starlings become […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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India’s worst drought in 50 years is shutting down farms, hospitals, and schools

Grist: India is suffering. In the midst of the worst drought it has seen in half a century, some 330 million people are currently affected, […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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U.S. needs to take the lead in climate change

Hill: Election seasons are, by their very nature, polarizing – you have to choose one side of another. As we all certainly know, this one […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Denmark considers tax on beef, other red meats to combat climate change

Fox News: Denmark considers tax on beef, other red meats to combat climate change Critics of traditional farming methods argue that raising cattle has led to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Climate change threatens health of Pacific island nations

Circle of Blue: In the urgent campaign to cut carbon emissions and curb global warming, perhaps the most poignant call to action are images of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Water and Climate Change

Huffington Post: Aerial view of Jaguari Reservoir which is part of Brazil’s Cantareira system (the largest system of public water supplies in Latin America) which […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Venezuela orders two-day week to tackle energy crisis

Climate Home: Venezuela`s public sector has been ordered to work just two days a week to save energy. Hydropower, which supplies two thirds of the country`s […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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National Parks Facing Stronger Air Pollution Regs

Hill: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing stronger air pollution rules at national parks, but climate activists and conservationists say it may be too […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Oklahoma measure pits farmers’ rights against pollution fears

Reuters: For advocates, it is all about protecting a fundamental right of Americans to farm their land. For opponents, it is about big business, pollution […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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