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Now read this:3000 U.S. Troops To Africa To Fight Ebola (Sep 16, 2014) Ebola Could Spread To Hundreds Of Thousands (Sep 13, 2014) Study: 99.999% Certainty That Humans Cause Global Warming (Sep 4, 2014) Obama Pursuing International Climate Accord Without Congressional Help (Aug 27, 2014) Scott Brown Flip-Flops On Climate Change (Aug 25, 2014) No, [...]

“I think it’s important for forecasters and the public to know this…”

The water is finally safe to drink, says the mayor of Toledo, Ohio, although some skepticism still remains.  “Residents of Toledo, its suburbs and small areas of southeastern Michigan began lining up for water Saturday after news of the contamination surfaced,”reported USA Today. Most media outlets have failed to mention what caused the exuberant toxic, algal blooms. [...]

When Gov. Pat McCrory  signed a voluminous Republican-backed regulatory reform bill into law last year, he said, “This common sense legislation cuts government red tape, axes overly burdensome regulations, and puts job creation first here in North Carolina.” It’s also hurt the environment. The recent massive coal ash spill at a Duke plant in Eden [...]

Tom Steyer is investing in Charlie Crist. The Miami Herald reports: In a nationwide push to fight Republicans who deny the existence of man-made climate change, investor-turned-activist Tom Steyer has founded a Florida political committee, seeded it with $750,000 of his own money, and says he’ll spend far more to help Democrat Charlie Crist defeat [...]

Residents in the Toledo-area are under a do-not-drink advisory after learning the city’s water supply is unsafe. According to News Nugget, samples from a water treatment plant revealed concentrations of microcystin, a toxin released by an algae bloom, exceeded recommended limits. 500,000 people in Toledo and Lucas County, as well as nearby Fulton County and parts of [...]

I thought America was way behind the times on the science of climate change, given the positions of fact-free Republicans who populate our House of Representatives. Our northern neighbor, Canada, is surprisingly anti-environmentalist, considering they are socially more progressive than the U.S. with their single payer health care. Canadian PM Harper, who is as committed to proliferating the production of [...]

Now read this:Florida Mayor Orders Police To Remove Man Who Won’t Stand During Pledge Of Allegiance And Prayer (Aug 29, 2014) Police Don’t Shoot And Kill Violent White Man At Walmart (Aug 28, 2014) Video Shows Florida Cop Aiming Gun At Black Men Who Won’t Stop Filming (Aug 27, 2014) Ex-FL Lt Gov Rips Scott [...]

Typically I don’t pay much attention to what goes on in Missouri, outside of the occasional snake-handling god-botherer getting his chance to meet the Big Guy, or Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin recanting his apologies for mansplaining gynecology to the nation, but now and again someone in the Show Me state, well, shows us something. Today’s case [...]

Geologists have confirmed what many have suspected for years: earthquakes that rattled central Oklahoma was the direct result of fracking and wastewater injection, according to a newly released study.  A team of geologists from Cornell University, the University of Colorado, Columbia University and the United States Geological Survey released the study last week which makes [...]

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