Thursday, January 24, 2013

Penn State Live - Chen and Mann named distinguished professor in EMS
Mann, professor of meteorology and director of the Earth Systems Science Center, is an acknowledged leader in the climate change community. He has achieved research breakthroughs in the area of climate change science, especially the reconstruction of global temperatures over the past 1,000 years. His work has garnered national and international recognition, including his most recent election, by his peers, as a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society; as well as the 2012 Hans Oeschger Medal and Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
World leaders created 2.5 million kilograms of CO2 getting to Davos | Grist
this is only travel to the site, only including attendees. There’s a whole coterie of staff and drivers and media who don’t figure into this number.
Freshman Dem senators quickly join Keystone pipeline push - The Hill's E2-Wire
Two freshman Senate Democrats have jumped into the fight over the Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining seven other Democrats and dozens of Republicans in pressuring President Obama to approve the project.
Jeter Speaks on Climate Change; Drives Gas-Guzzler to Work - Yahoo! Sports
Sadly, Jeter said that while it was an "honor" to attend the forum, he said that fans don't want to want hear about his political views. "I know my place," Jeter said.

That doesn't mean that Jeter can't let his actions speak for him. Perhaps he can start by trading in his gas-guzzling Mercedes-Benz.

Sure, Jeter's S-class AMG can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 4.6 seconds, but it's quite the carbon belcher. The Captain's car gets about 15 miles per gallon and is listed by the Department of Energy as one of the least efficient large sedans sold in the United States.

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