Limit Mountaintop Removal, and the World Will End…

I love this short post from James Kwak over at Baseline Scenario. "Nice Economy You’ve Got There . . ." That, I believe, was a line from Nemo in a comment long ago, on how the megabanks were holding the federal government hostage by threatening to collapse and take the financial system with them. The …

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Representing Himself–Why Are We (sort of) Okay With Ken Cuccinelli’s Witchhunt?

Ken Cuccinelli might run the 2013 Governor’s seat in Virginia, one year before his tenure as Attorney General would have run its course. As we ponder the bizarre discrepancy between voters’ articulated demand for transparency and surging support for disingenuous, pandering candidates for public office, we would be wise to avoid making firm predictions about …

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TX & VA v. EPA GHG Endangerment Finding

Here's the latest example of why communicating climate science is so important.  From a petition filed by Texas asking the EPA to reconsider its Endangerment Finding that "the current and projected concentrations of the six key well-mixed greenhouse gases--carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)--in the …

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