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Breaking: Gore still not in presidential race!

That’s not gonna stop us from talking about it

It’s kind of funny — no matter how many times Gore and his people issue the exact same bland non-denial denial, journalists keep try to gin up some new hook around which to write about his possible entry into the …

A Valentine's Day's Night

Grab an eco-sex kit for your Valentine

Sure, today is Singles Awareness Day Valentine’s Day, but what about Valentine’s Night? Awww, yeah. This ain’t your grandmother’s tree-huggin’. Or is it … Anyway, I’m tickled (hee, hee!) to point you to this Eco-Sexy Kit from Babeland. Inside is …

Drudge gets the irony, but not the facts

Rhetorical cheapshots from a usual suspect

Global warming is complicated, and often counter-intuitive, which is one reason most scientists prefer the phrase "climate change" to describe it. But whether you call it climate change or global warming, its complexity offers easy opportunities for rhetorical cheap shots …

Scientist Michael Oppenheimer on <em>The Colbert Report</em>

Mildly funny

In other video news, last night scientist Michael Oppenheimer appear on the Colbert Report. He did a fairly good (though not particularly funny) job, though it really highlights the disparity between the horrendous consequences forecasted and the wan, pitiful solutions …

Climate skeptic Christopher Horner on <em>The Daily Show</em>

He does not fare well

Christopher Horner, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute [no, no! He works at the Competitive Enterprise Institute — very different thing. Jon Stewart got it wrong too. My apologies. See comments.], has a book out called The Politically Incorrect …

Blair to lose job, get busy

Now he’s lobbying America on climate change

Am I huffing glue, or is this a real story? Tony Blair is to devote himself to fighting global warming when he quits power this summer by promoting an American rethink on the Kyoto protocol. Tony Blair decided the best …

Handicapping West Coast climate policies

Washington is still the weakest link

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that Washington was the West Coast's weakest link when it comes to climate policy. Since then, the Evergreen State has stepped up with the outline of a plan to put a sizable dent in …

<em>Monkey Wrench Gang</em> to hit big screen

Maybe

After years of rumors and false starts, Edward Abbey’s classic novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, credited with inspiring the Earth First! movement, may finally make it to a movie theater near you. The 1975 book follows a foursome of activists …

Watch TV for Grist!

Tell us when green bursts from the screen

For the second time in two nights, I was innocently watching bad TV when a green theme popped up. A gal can’t get a break from her day job these days with so many producers rushing to prove their eco-cred. …