Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kellogg’s Responds to Prop 37

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Scientists Criticize Study of GMO Corn and Rat Tumors


“2012 A-Z” – A Galaxial Event of Disneyesque Proportion

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Richard Gage’s New 10-minute Showcase Video

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Tea Party Turmoil: FreedomWorks’ Dick Armey Takes $8 Million Exit Buyout After Failed Coup


Conversations with History: Howard Zinn


Complete Murrow Speech From Good Night, and Good Luck

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Private spaceships go to orbit.


Evolving Education Technology: From Chalkboards to MOOCs

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Time to Confront Climate Change

Editorial: Time to Confront Climate Change

Published: December 27, 2012

Then came one roadblock after another. Congress did not pass a climate bill, cap-and-trade became a dirty word, and, with the 2012 elections approaching, climate change disappeared from the president’s vocabulary. He spoke about green jobs and clean energy but not about why these were necessary. In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, he spoke only obliquely about the threat of rising seas and extreme weather events, both of which scientists have linked to a warming climate.

Since his re-election, Mr. Obama has agreed to foster a “conversation” on climate change and an “education process” about long-term steps to address it. He needs to do a good deal more than that. Intellectually, Mr. Obama grasps the problem as well as anyone. The question is whether he will bring the powers of the presidency to bear on the problem.   ….(more).

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics