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10.22.2011

D85 40H 'Update on Hunger Strike, etc.' SL


D85+40H 'Update on Hunger Strike, etc.' SL


Pregnant mom dies shielding [other's] schoolchildren from rooftop gunman in Brooklyn www.nydailynews.com

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2011/10/21/2011-10-21_brooklyn_triple_shooting_11yearold_girl_wounded_one_woman_dead_after_being_caugh.html?google_editors_picks=true
www.nydailynews.com
A gunman perched on a ooklyn rooftop opened fire Friday, grazing an 11-year-old girl and killing a pregnant woman who was shielding several of her kids.

Climate Change Deniers Abandon ‘Befuddled Warmist’ Berkeley Physicist Who Came Around On Global Warming tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/10/climate-change-deniers-abandon-befuddled-warmist-physicist-who-came-around-on-global-warming.php
tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com
Climate change deniers thought they had an ally in Richard Muller, a popular physics professor at UC Berkeley and famous anthropogenic global warming skeptic. Now that he’s come around, they’re abandoning him.

D85 40 'RELIGION - DESIGNED FOR COURAGE, THE COWARDS REFUGE.' SL


Obama Feels Your Pain, Cuts A Check tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/10/for-real-obama-cuts-checks.php
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We couldn’t believe it ourselves, but apparently, President Barack Obama has written personal checks to some Americans who write him about their financial hardships.

10.21.2011

D85 40 'SL SELLING HIS BLOOD FOR WIFI.' SL


D85 40 'YOUR OVERPRIVILEGE IS MURDER.' SL


California becomes first state to adopt cap-and-trade program www.latimes.com

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap-trade-20111021,0,1125437.story
www.latimes.com
The California Air Resources Board on Thursday unanimously adopted the nation's first state-administered cap-and-trade regulations, a landmark set of air pollution controls to address climate change and help the state achieve its ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Groundbreaking data tracks carbon emissions back to their source www.guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2011/oct/21/data-tracks-carbon-emissions-source
www.guardian.co.uk
Which of the following accounts for the largest share of the UK carbon emissions? All our holiday flights, all the power used in our homes or... Russia?

10.20.2011

50% of All Workers Made Less than $26,000 in 2010 www.theatlantic.com

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/10/50-of-all-workers-made-less-than-26-000-in-2010/247059/?google_editors_picks=true
‎... the lowest level since 1999, after adjusting for inflation

Lindsey Graham says GOP opposed Libya mission because Obama was president - Politics Wires - MiamiHe www.miamiherald.com

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/10/20/2463679/lindsey-graham-says-gop-opposed.html
www.miamiherald.com
WASHINGTON — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., hailed the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi Thursday but chastised Congress for its hesitance to assist anti-Gadhafi Libyan rebels and for criticizing President Barack Obama’s use of U.S. military resources to assist in air strikes.

A skeptical physicist ends up confirming climate data www.washingtonpost.com

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/a-skeptical-physicist-ends-up-confirming-climate-data/2011/10/20/gIQA6viC1L_blog.html
www.washingtonpost.com
Last year, a prominent critic of global warming claims decided to reanalyze the data. To his surprise, the data held up.

Global warming study finds no grounds for climate sceptics' concerns www.guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/oct/20/global-warming-study-climate-sceptics
www.guardian.co.uk
Independent investigation of the key issues sceptics claim can skew global warming figures reports that they have no real effect

By 2060 Half a Billion People Will Be Trapped Amid Climate Change, Study Warns http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/2...

10.19.2011

Late Night: Jon Stewart: Republicans don't like most Americans latimesblogs.latimes.com

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/showtracker/2011/10/late-night-jon-stewart-republicans-dont-like-most-americans.html?track=lat-pick
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Jon Stewart: On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart wonders how Republicans can "love America so much but hate almost three-quarters of the people living in it."

D85+42 'Health-Going-Critical Approached? Kill Carbon Fast update.' SL


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Wallets will soon feel effect of climate change www.vancouversun.com

http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Wallets+will+soon+feel+effect+climate+change/5572296/story.html
www.vancouversun.com
Higher costs for city water, rising home-insurance rates as sea levels rise, and programs to encourage people to leave their fossil-fuel-burning cars at home were cited Tuesday as ways that climate change is, or soon will be, hitting home for B.C. residents.

The U.S. Could Get 120+% of Power From Solar Transmission Line and Highway land thinkprogress.org

http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/10/18/346974/solar-transmission-lines/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29
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by John Farrell What if the U.S. could get 20 percent of its power from solar near transmission lines without covering virgin desert? It could. Transmission right-of-way corridors, vast swaths of vegetation-free landscape to protect high-voltage power lines, could provide enough space for over 600,0...

Major investors seek new carbon emissions treaty www.google.com

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i1mQb4r-v6t3epq3-JphpBB0hfwA?docId=6f13aa5704514dbfb4928ef5401c0707
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By JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press – 4 hours ago if (gbar.lPWF) { gbar.lPWF(function() { gapi.plusone.render('plusone-div', { "size" : "small", "count" : "true", ...

Irish firms start to see fiscal benefits of carbon reporting

Irish business leaders are starting to put sustainability and carbon reporting at the core of their business-planning strategies, recognising both the challenges and the opportunities arising from climate change and emissions reduction strategies. That’s according to the latest Carbon Disclosure Pro...

10.18.2011

Evidence Builds That Scientists Underplay Climate Impacts thinkprogress.org

http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/10/18/346333/evidence-builds-that-scientists-underplay-climate-impacts/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29
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Far from being “alarmist,” predictions from climate scientists in many cases are proving to be more conservative than observed climate-induced impacts. The observed rate of Arctic ice loss exceeds the projections of all IPCC climate models — by NSIDC scientist Julienne Stroeve updated through 2011 (...

Five Ways Your Bible Translation Distorts the Original Meaning of the Text www.huffingtonpost.com

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-joel-hoffman/five-ways-your-bible-tran_b_1007058.html
www.huffingtonpost.com
Unfortunately, etymology, internal structure, and cognates are the three pillars of Bible translation. And with them, the power of history and a focus on the wrong parts of metaphor degrade all English Bibles even more.

Group says Tibetan set herself on fire in protest www.google.com

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5htN_oXW7iFQ-QpNUMFfS2kyOYVvA?docId=025b0c27481a49baa3c05fea6c6e816e
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By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press – 49 minutes ago if (gbar.lPWF) { gbar.lPWF(function() { gapi.plusone.render('plusone-div', { "size" : "small", "count" : "...

10.17.2011

Norman Morrison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Morrison
en.wikipedia.org
Norman Morrison (December 29, 1933 - November 2, 1965), born in Erie, Pennsylvania, was a Baltimore Quaker best known for committing suicide at age 31 in an act of self-immolation to protest United States involvement in the Vietnam War.

Climate 'grave' security threat www.bbc.co.uk

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15342682
www.bbc.co.uk
Climate change poses "an immediate, growing and grave threat" to health and security around the world, according to an expert conference in London.

US military says clean energy, dealing with climate change is a matter of national security redgreenandblue.org

http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/10/17/us-military-says-clean-energy-dealing-with-climate-change-is-a-matter-of-national-security/
redgreenandblue.org
By Peter Lehner, Executive Director, NRDC/New York City When you’ve seen your soldiers die protecting a fuel convoy, you know that the need for clean energy and efficiency is real, urgent, and transcends political squabbling. Last week four high-ranking officials from the Army, Navy, Air Force...

Media Ignore Study On Real Price Of Coal-Fired Power | Media Matters for America www.mediamatters.org

http://mediamatters.org/blog/201110120006
www.mediamatters.org
A study published in the prestigious journal American Economic Review estimates that the costs imposed on society by air pollution from coal-fired power plants are greater than the value added to the economy by the industry. The study concluded that coal may be "underregulated" since the price we pa...

Another Tibetan Sets Fire to Self Over China Rule www.post-gazette.com

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11290/1182802-82.stm
www.post-gazette.com
Coverage of world news from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

10.16.2011

Alaska woman joins protests with Occupy the Tundra banner www.reuters.com

www.reuters.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - When Diane McEachern ventured out onto the foggy western Alaska tundra a week ago to show solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, she had no idea her tiny demonstration

DON'T MISS: Herman Cain’s deep ties to FASCIST Koch brothers key to campaign www.washingtonpost.com

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/long-ties-to-koch-brothers-key-to-cains-campaign/2011/10/16/gIQAKTLPoL_story.html
www.washingtonpost.com
Cain’s economic ideas, support and organization have close ties to two billionaire brothers who bankroll right-leaning causes through their group Americans for Prosperity.

Sean Penn: Tea party wants to ‘lynch’ Obama - CLICK www.politico.com

http://www.politico.com/blogs/click/1011/Sean_Penn_Tea_party_wants_to_lynch_Obama.html
www.politico.com
‎(Photo Credit: AP) Sean Penn – actor, activist and outspoken liberal – unloaded on the tea party during an appearance on CNN’s “Piers Morgan” on Friday. Looking particularly scruffy, Penn echoed comments made by his Hollywood colleague Morgan Freeman last month, explaining why he thinks the tea pa...

Obama GOP appointee says GOP lawmakers are do-nothings - CBS News www.cbsnews.com

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/10/14/ap/cabstatepent/main20120536.shtml