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12.10.2011

Boulder group plans friendship visit to Palestine, hopes to make Nablus a ... Daily Camera

Boulder group plans friendship visit to Palestine, hopes to make Nablus a ...

Daily Camera -
A group of people who are pushing to add a Palestinian city to Boulder's roster of sister cities is planning to host a two-day conference on the project later this month -- in Palestine. Organizers hope the oversees jaunt will kick off their effort to ...

AMRI hospital fire: 'Slum heroes risked life to save others' Times of India

AMRI hospital fire: 'Slum heroes risked life to save others'

Times of India -
Kolkata: Residents of south Kolkata's Panchanantala slum played a crucial role in rescuing people from the nearby AMRI hospital.

North American Rattlesnake's Reaction To Climate Change Offers Glimpse Of Future Huffington Post

North American Rattlesnake's Reaction To Climate Change Offers Glimpse Of Future

Huffington Post -
It's hard to feel a sense of urgency about climate change -- it feels so slow. Well, try telling that to the critters dealing with it.

EPA finds toxic chemicals in water supply near fracking sites in Wyoming Mongabay.com

EPA finds toxic chemicals in water supply near fracking sites in Wyoming

Mongabay.com - ‎6 minutes ago‎
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday it found chemicals used in the process of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas in water supplies in Wyoming.

Republican Chris Christie: "We're used to dealing with jokers like this in New Jersey all the time."

'99 percent' drop in on DC power players

BusinessWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
Wilkinson was among hundreds of angry Americans who streamed through Washington and its corridors of power this week to command attention for the 99 percent of Americans that protesters claim are struggling to survive the recession.

Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Surpass 5% of Total U.S. Vehicle Sales ... Environmental Expert

Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Surpass 5% of Total U.S. Vehicle Sales ...

Environmental Expert (press release) -
12/9/2011 -- The early market for electric vehicles is proving that demand for the vehicles exists across the globe.

Middlebury's latest eco-interventist speaks out, again vt.Buzz

Middlebury's latest eco-interventist speaks out, again

vt.Buzz (blog) -
If the United States wants to take the lead, they must commit to ambitious emissions reduction targets and robust funding of adaptation programs for vulnerable countries already feeling the effects of climate change.” Yesterday I was removed for my ...

Israel Murders with Impunity: Activists: Palestinian protester dies from wounds The Associated Press

Activists: Palestinian protester dies from wounds

The Associated Press -
JERUSALEM (AP) - A Palestinian protester hit in the face by a projectile fired by Israeli forces died of his wounds Saturday, activists said.

12.09.2011

Apoptosis: Cellular self-termination (suicide, clinically) in service of the greater body - Between 50 and 70 billion cells die each day due to apoptosis in the average human adult.

Apoptosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apoptosis
The process of apoptosis is controlled by a diverse range of cell signals, which may originate either extracellularly (extrinsic inducers) or intracellularly (intrinsic ...

Climate Change Means: Enough Already With What's Good for the Jews Huffington Post

Climate Change Threatens Western States' Water Supplies ThinkProgress

Climate Change Threatens Western States' Water Supplies

ThinkProgress - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A 2010 report prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council concluded that one-third of US counties, more than 1100 in all - face greater risks of water shortages by 2050 as a direct result of global warming. The report says that 14 states, ...

Evidence Mounts to Back EPA Mercury Rules, With Annual Benefits of $50 to $130 billion

Climate Change Threatens Western States’ Water Supplies

Blue Carbon: The Role of Oceans in Climate Change

Poll: Majority of Americans Understand Global Warming Worsens Extreme Weather and Want Nation to Act

VP Biden stops secret service for kids ‎ CNN

D135 D-17 'Refusing liquids, food till Plan B a 'done deal.'' SL

Protestors Occupy Lindsey Graham's DC Fundraiser (VIDEO) TPMDC

Protestors Occupy Lindsey Graham's DC Fundraiser (VIDEO)

TPMDC -
Demonstrators with Take Back The Capitol walked into Johnny's Half Shell as Graham and his supporters were enjoying their salad course.

The Muppets Are Communist, Fox Business Network Says Huffington Post

Dog Rescues Kittens Left For Dead On Roadside (VIDEO) Huffington Post

Israel Murders Palestinian, yet again, with impunity

One Killed, Several Injured In Israeli Air Strikes On Gaza

RTT News -
(RTTNews) - At least one civilian was killed and more than ten others were injured in separate Israeli air strikes in Hamas-administered Palestine territory of Gaza, media reports citing Palestinian officials said early on Friday.

Scotland clears up storm damage but many homes still without power The Guardian - ‎8 minutes ago‎ The clear-up of devastation caused by hurricane-strength winds and violent storms in Scotland has begun in earnest, with the Scottish government warning that some people may be without electricity until the weekend.



Scotland clears up storm damage but many homes still without power

The Guardian -
The clear-up of devastation caused by hurricane-strength winds and violent storms in Scotland has begun in earnest, with the Scottish government warning that some people may be without electricity until the weekend.

Does Israel have no alternative to Netanyahu? Haaretz

Does Israel have no alternative to Netanyahu?

Haaretz -
Although there is criticism of Benjamin Netanyahu's failures on the issues of peace and his frightening plans against Iran, there is no potential replacement in view.

Battered U.K. Turbines Switch On After Halting in 165 MPH Winds Bloomberg

Battered U.K. Turbines Switch On After Halting in 165 MPH Winds

Bloomberg -
The UK's wind farms returned to normal after halting yesterday to protect them from the strongest gales in 25 years. Almost two-thirds of Britain's 5.25 billion pounds ($8.2 billion) ...

If Obama had Reagan's views on Israel, he'd be impeached Haaretz

If Obama had Reagan's views on Israel, he'd be impeached

Haaretz (blog) -
Imagine if Israel would launch a successful preemptive strike against a country that is building a nuclear bomb that threatens its very existence, and the American president would describe ...

Ignoring a global warning Los Angeles Times

Ignoring a global warning

Los Angeles Times -
Lord Kelvin, president of the Royal Society, announced with all the certainty of the global warming crowd, that "heavier than air flight by humans is impossible.

12.08.2011

Number of jailed journalists skyrockets worldwide

Middlebury student ejected from climate conference ‎ BurlingtonFreePress.com

  1. Middlebury student ejected from climate conference


    BurlingtonFreePress.com - 33 minutes ago
    According to news reports, Abigail Borah, 21, a junior at the college, was removed from the conference hall by police after she disrupted a speech by US ...
    BREAKING: US Youth Ejected from Climate Talks While Calling Out ...It's Getting Hot In Here
    Borah presents to UN climate panelMiddlebury Campus (subscription)
    "I'm Scared For My Future": Student Disrupts Speech By U.S. ...Democracy Now
    US Department of State (press release)
    all 12 news articles »

    Democracy Now
  2. National interests clash as climate talks near end


    Atlanta Journal Constitution - 1 hour ago
    American protester Abigail Borah, center, disrupts US lead negotiator Todd ... Police escorted the student, Abigail Borah, 21, from the cavernous plenary of ...
    US Climate Envoy Seems to Shift Position on Timetable for New ...New York Times
    Pacific youth challenges US at climate talksVoxy
    Glimmer of hope at Durban as US supports EU climate change road mapThe Australian
    ABC News - Voice of America
    all 3540 news articles »

    CTV.ca
  3. Day in pictures: 8 December 2011


    BBC News - 8 hours ago
    A UN police officer escorts American protester Abigail Borah after she disrupted US lead negotiator Todd Stern's speech during the climate conference in ...

    BBC News
  4. National interests hinder climate accord attempt


    Atlanta Journal Constitution - 2 hours ago
    Police escorted the student, Abigail Borah, 21, from the cavernous plenary of the conference as delegates applauded her removal. ...

    Atlanta Journal Constitution
  5. National Interests Hinder Climate Accord Attempt


    Salon - 3 hours ago
    Police escorted the student, Abigail Borah, 21, from the cavernous plenary of the conference as delegates applauded her removal. ...

Exxon sees CO2 from energy rising until 2030 Chicago Tribune

Exxon sees CO2 from energy rising until 2030

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Carbon dioxide emissions from energy sources will rise until 2030, when they will level off as fuels such as natural gas replace dirtier supplies of coal, Exxon Mobil said on Thursday.

D135 D-17 'Abhorrent - Accepting God, Rejecting God.' SL

D135 D-17 'When, EVER is starving another ok?' SL

Special place in Hell for this guy: Inhofe Statement on EPA Announcement on Hydraulic Fracturing Canada Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎ Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, commented after speaking with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson about EPA's announcement today that hydraulic fracturing is the cause of water ...

Inhofe Statement on EPA Announcement on Hydraulic Fracturing

Canada Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, commented after speaking with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson about EPA's announcement today that hydraulic fracturing is the cause of water ...

How to spell Disingenuous? Republican congressman says heads must roll in Operation Fast and Furious Washington Post - ‎5 minutes ago‎

Millennium Development Goals - MDG Progress Chart 2011

MDG Progress Chart 2011

Most of the targets included in the Millennium Development Goals framework are to be achieved by 2015 — promising clear and measurable improvements from standards prevailing in 1990. The MDGs break down into 21 quantifiable targets that are measured by 60 indicators. The MDG Progress Chart 2011 presents an assessment of progress as of June 2011 towards selected key targets relating to each Goal.
The chart is available in all UN languages. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Two-Degree Global Warming Limit Is Called a 'Prescription for Disaster' Scientific American

Two-Degree Global Warming Limit Is Called a 'Prescription for Disaster'

Scientific American (blog) -
SAN FRANCISCO—A mantra that has driven global negotiations on carbon dioxide emissions for years has been that policy-makers must prevent warming of more than two degrees Celsius to prevent apocalyptic climate ...

Monsanto (Still) Denies Superinsect Problem, Despite Evidence Mother Jones

Monsanto (Still) Denies Superinsect Problem, Despite Evidence

Mother Jones -
Back in August—as I reported here—something strange began to happen in isolated Iowa corn fields: otherwise-healthy corn plants were falling over, their roots devastated by a ravenous insect called the corn rootworm.