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Over 400 Dolphin Deaths in the Gulf on Apr 8, 2011 in Climate, , Toxic Waste, Wildlife, BP oil killing dolphins, BP oil leak killing dolpins, Corexit, dispersents killing dolphins, dolphin deaths, gulf of mexico, murder mystery, politicsDolphins are very beautiful, intelligent animals, but something in the water is killing them in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s developing into a very disturbing murder mystery, but it’s not really such a mystery.  Could it be that the dolphins...



Opposing a Growing War Machine on Apr 8, 2011 in Environmental disaster, War and Peace, World News, anti-war, april 2011 anti-war protests, destruction of war, government shutdown, protests against war, taxes, United States at war, war machine, wasted war moneyIt looks like the U.S. is headed for a government shutdown.  It’s too bad the shutdown won’t end the expensive and destructive wars we’re involved in.  Especially since it seems that we are now losing in Afghanistan (according to...



One Nuclear Power Fearmonger Addressed on Apr 8, 2011 in Climate, Media, Nuclear Energy, Politics - Opinion, Science, Scientists, caldicott profits from fear, caldicott profits from scaring people, caldicott uninformed, debate on nuclear power, energy reason, George Monbiot, helen caldicott, Monbiot article on nuclear power, voice of reasonMany environmentalists are against nuclear power, but others are not.  Now that climate change is such a large and looming threat, environmentalists everywhere should consider that a carbon-free source of energy might actually be necessary in the ne...



Wind Energy Can Compete with Natural Gas on Apr 7, 2011 in Clean Energy, cleantech, Wind Energy, american energy, baseload energy, domestic energy, energy in the U.S.A., Natural gas, politics, wind energy, wind energy is competitive, wind turbinesGood energy news:  We don’t need natural gas as a so-called “bridge fuel”  (as some people claim) because wind energy can compete evenly with natural gas.  This is great news for renewable energy.   No, natural gas is not a rene...



All of the Above is Not An Energy Plan for the Future on Apr 6, 2011 in Big Coal, Big Oil, greed, Obama Admin., Politics - News, Obama, obama climate change, Obama energy speech, politics, speech in PennsylaniaPresident Obama spoke today in Pennsylvania at a wind turbine plant.  Here is a short excerpt from PBS. The current budget fight is sucking all the air out of all other news.  This PBS clip should have been about energy.  Unfortunately, from readi...



Climate Change Deniers Stumble over Science on Apr 5, 2011 in Congress, Science, brad blog, Climate Change, congress climate change deniers, hockey stick graph, politics, science in congress, Science of climate changeCongressional Republicans love the climate deniers, but sometimes that love backfires.  Here’s a funny story . . .  From Jess Zimmerman at Grist… If you’re a climate hawk, or even a climate hobbyist, this graph should look familiar &#...