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Stupid Goes Viral: Climate Zombies in IA, MO, UT, VT, and WA

September 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

R L Miller comes to the table with thoughtful, informed, insightful, and passionate writing. This guest post is the second (here is the first) of RL Miller’s highlighting the anti-science syndrome suffering hatred of a livable economic system that is prevalent in the new wave of Republican candidates for Congress. An utter disdain for science, […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · Global Warming · global warming deniers · republican party

An election about science?

September 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments

When it comes to the November 2010 elections, few people identify science as the core issue. Economic concerns (JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!), fossil-foolish fueled anger at government, passions over the role of government, and otherwise are among the many reasons why the current vogue is to predict a Republican wave come November.  A hidden element of […]

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Tags: Energy · republican party

Line dry clothing: an “uncivilized” energy smart choice?

September 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Amid their enthusiastic embrace of western consumer technologies, increasingly affluent Chinese are leaving one appliance behind: clothes dryers.  According to Washington Post front-page reporting, For reasons practical as well as cultural, most Chinese consumers simply don’t like clothes dryers. Don’t want them. Don’t trust them. Won’t buy them. And even when they have them around, […]

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Tags: China · clothing · eco-friendly · Energy · environmental · Washington Post