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The Day After Tomorrow might have been yesterday by Matthew Berger

Coal miners join historic rallies to end mountaintop removal from Alternet

Aspartame renamed ‘AminoSweet’ and now marketed as ‘natural sweetener’

No way, Bill Gates totally wants to nuke climate change

EPA hearts clean coal, capitulates on ethanol from Grist

Invasive species, global warming taking toll on Thoreau’s Walden Pond

Extreme weather is part of global warming, says climate scientist from DN!

Candidate wants to suspend regulations on greenhouse gases from Wired

USDA makes the right call on school meat safety from Grist

New USDA rules establish strong organic standards for pasture & livestock

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Climate change deniers are ‘unpatriotic’

Sen. Bernie Sanders on his new 10 million solar roofs bill from Grist

Tritium hot zone expands around Vermont nuclear plant

Is Chicago earthquake a wake-up call for clean coal? from Alternet

From the annals of Sno-Cone science from Common Dreams

War at home: Local eco-warriors making a big noise in UK

What have Scorpions, Nobel Prize winners & William Shatner got in common?

Australia’s invading camels will soon be crocodile food from Treehugger.com

Greenpeace: Japanese anti-whaling activists face up to 10 years in prison

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Photo by Howard Rosenfeld

When you realize Budd Inlet is at the bottom of South Puget Sound, the photos taken this week in Olympia, WA by my friend Howard Rosenfeld really make you go WOW! I mean, that water basically is the Pacific Ocean.

Meanwhile, Project Censored has a story out today saying we just experienced the hottest decade on record.

“The decade ending in 2009 was the warmest on record, new surface temperature figures released Thursday by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration show…. 2009 was the second warmest year since 1880, when modern temperature measurement began. The warmest year was 2005. The other hottest recorded years have all occurred since 1998, NASA said.”

Global temperatures varied because of changes in ocean heating and cooling cycles. `When we average temperature over 5 or 10 years to minimize that variability,’ said Dr. James E. Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, one of the world’s leading climatologists, `we find global warming is continuing unabated.’”

–– John M. Broder NY Times Jan. 21

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