Wednesday, December 21, 2011

NASA Makes 'Milestone' Discovery

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Scientists are one Earth-sized step closer to discovering a planet outside our solar system that could be suitable for life.
Keystone And The Jobs Mirage
European Court Approves Carbon Trade For Aviation
From Basking In Balmy Weather To Coping With Deadly Blizzards
Will Gray Wolves Have To Fend For Themselves?
Elevated Levels Of Radioactive Material Found At Nuclear Plant
Kassie Siegel: Making Sense of the Durban Climate Talks
The hard truth about the this year's climate conference in Durban, South Africa, is that the outcome is horrendously inadequate for the scale and immediacy of the climate problem we face.
David Suzuki: National Parks Go Urban
Nestled within the heart of one of the fastest growing urban areas in North America, Rouge National Park will be unlike any other. It won't offer the panoramas of Jasper or Banff, or provide a safe haven for polar bears, like Manitoba's Wapusk National Park. But it will help connect city dwellers with nature.
Alan Arnette: Sending a Message of Hope, Need and Urgency for Alzheimer's From the World's Highest Peaks
Climbing eight mountains on seven continents for Alzheimer's in under one year -- well to say it was a busy year is an understatement: 58 flights, 116,112 miles flown, 120 time zones crossed, 201 nights away from home, 101,058 feet climbed.
Rev. Jim Ball: Durban: Progress for the Planet
The international climate talks that recently wrapped up in Durban, South Africa, could prove to be an historic turning point in the international community's efforts to overcome global warming.
Mike Casey: Solar Executives Rebut Fossil Fuel Industry Attacks
The fossil fuel industry likes to fund pundits and "experts" to talk about "expensive" clean energy. But this is just an attempt to shift attention away from the enormous handouts fossil energy received for many decades.

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