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Business & Technology

Critical List: Climategate scientist cleared; Halliburton exec drinks fracking fluid

The National Science Foundation found Michael Mann, a scientist at the center of Climategate, did nothing wrong. You don’t say. Ford and Toyota are going to be working together on technology for hybrid trucks and SUVs. Apparently Michele Bachmann wants …

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Why isn't the climate left stronger?

Chris Mooney has an amusing reply to my piece on conservative white males (CWM) and the politics of climate. He notes that liberal psychology tends to be the inverse of CWM psychology, in ways that pose considerable political challenges.


Chris Christie says ‘climate change is real’ while vetoing climate action

The New Jersey governor believes that human-made climate change exists, but is blocking his state's participation in a regional climate program.

Election 2012

Huntsman slams Perry on climate, Bachmann on gas prices

Jon Huntsman believes in climate change and isn't afraid to say so -- or to call out his rivals on how their anti-science stance is hurting the Republican Party.

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'I'm scared out of my mind' — but still getting arrested to stop the tar-sands pipeline [VIDEO]

More than 100 activists have been arrested so far for protesting against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in front of the White House. Watch on video.

Climate & Energy

Climate change makes alien invasion more likely

Update: Depressingly, this wasn't funded by NASA at all, although one of the authors is from NASA's planetary science division (he worked on it in his free time). It's still a good read though. (Thanks, Kate Sheppard!) Here's good news …

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70 arrested on first day of tar-sands-pipeline protest

Seventy people from across the U.S. and Canada were arrested in front of the White House Saturday morning on the first day of a two-week sit-in aimed at pressuring President Obama to deny a permit for the massive new Keystone …

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Tar-sands protesters in jail longer than expected

Despite assurances from the police that tar-sands-pipeline protestors would get just a few hours in jail, they're now being locked up for 48 hours or more.

Climate Change

Buddhist wisdom for the green soul [VIDEO]

Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh talks with Canadian enviro David Suzuki on why maintaining inner peace is vital to fighting the world's climate woes.