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Just as EPA doesn’t like getting dumped on, neither do West Virginians …

September 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Earlier today, Rainforest Action Network (RAN)paid a visit to EPA headquarters in Washington, DC, and brought along a gift: a truckload of Appalachian dirt and rubble .  As per the photo, the message was simple: EPA: don’t let King Coal dump on Appalachia. This, of course, is referring to the damage in the ongoing War […]

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Tags: coal

Nissan’s aggressive Leaf campaign sets an example

September 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Last evening, my better 95+% was flipping through the channels and received the rare: stop, go back to that. What was that? A Nissan “innovation” advertisement in which the Nissan Leaf played a prominent roll, “if you never needed to buy another gallon of gas …” Watching this well-done advertisement made me think of Who […]

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Tags: advertising · automobiles · clean emissions · climate change · environmental · Global Warming · political symbols

The Republican Migration from Peacock to Zombie

September 13th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Sadly, with each day, Republican Anti-Science Syndrome suffering is becoming ever more pronounced. While the attacks on science, scientific institutions, and scientific authority go well beyond this, Republican politicians are increasingly divorced from scientific institutions and knowledge in the realm of climate science. There are, it seems, too basic groupings to consider: Climate Zombies and […]

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

Unpublished letters: Wrong facts supporting wrong conclusions

September 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on Unpublished letters: Wrong facts supporting wrong conclusions

WarrenS has taken on an admirable resolution: to send a letter to the editor (LTE) (or, well, a major politician) every single day, on the critical issues of climate change and energy. This discusses his approach and here is an amusing ‘template’ to for rapid letter writing. Now, I have always written letters and even […]

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Tags: Energy · energy efficiency · environmental · unpublished letters