• "Galling Green" Boston Globe curmudgeon-in-residence Alex Beam gets very angry at the scolders in the environmental movement. And we agree. No one likes to hear that their lifestyle would take 5.8 earths to sustain. Also, no one really believes that is true. And, no one has 5 billion dollars to only use wind blown wood..
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  • Sniffing The Cork When those plastic corks first started appearing, and people said they were good because they both preserve the wine better and save cork. Well, now as they catch on more and more, it turns out that if we stop using cork, it's going to really mess with a lot of people and animals. So, now you want..
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  • The Greenest City In America... Drumroll, please. The greenest city in America is Eugene, Oregon. Congratulations. More congratulations are due to the three cities not on the Pacific coast that somehow made this list. St. Paul, Austin, Denver and, get this, Huntsville, AL. In less exciting climate change news: April was the warmest..
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  • Please Mr. Postman After dealing with the sheer ineptitude of our nation's postal delivery service, it's nice to see them doing something that doesn't involve...
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  • Continental Divide This is rich: after a meeting between the head of the EPA and the EU about climate change, the EU spokesperson said that it seemed like America was amenable to working on some brilliant new plan to fix climate change after the Kyoto Protocols end in 2012. But, not so fast. The EPA spokesmen trots out..
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  • Chernobyl Today is the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. And here is a site with some seriously moving pictures of the aftermath. Our nuclear power is in a much better place, safety-wise, than the nuclear plants in a crumbling socialist republic, but let's use today to seriously consider whether nuclear..
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