Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Politics, science tangle over climate change in school standards | South Dakota
A core idea in the standards is that “human activities, such as the release of greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels, are major factors in the current rise in Earth’s mean surface temperature (global warming).”

That idea is not controversial among the 41 scientists and educators who wrote the standards. But many politicians consider man’s influence on global climate change to be unresolved.
What our plants are telling us about climate change | PennLive.com
A citizen-reporting effort called Project Budburst (www.budburst.org) is finding that plants are blooming days earlier than a generation ago, up to as much as a month earlier in some cases...Recent winters have been mostly snow-cover-free.
Greeny Lying Bastards - Forbes
Yeah…about this title. I did take the liberty to exchange one teeny letter in the banner of a new movie, Greedy Lying Bastards. It is premised on the notion that Big Oil is pouring lots of carbon-drenched money into pockets of climate crisis skeptics. Is this true? Not so much! Actually, it’s the alarm-trumpeting, subsidy-dependent, anti-carbon scammers that really score the Big Green.

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