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10 Things to Know by 10 a.m. - July 28

1. Climate change policies could hit California consumers at the pump early next year; come January 2015, gasoline and other fuels will fall under the state’s cap-and-trade system… 540 more words

Environment

Tigerman

The Short Version: Lester Ferris, a British sergeant coming up on 40, has landed a post on the island of Mancreu.  Formerly a British territory, it now occupies a sort of legal netherworld – complete with pirate fleet off the coast – before it’s to be wiped away entirely due to some nasty environmental juju brewing underneath the surface.   1,158 more words

Fiction

Unions Gear Up for Climate Mega-March

Source: OCCUP, by Jenny Brown

A major climate change march in New York on September 21 may be a tipping point for labor movement participation in global warming activism. 252 more words

You Decide!!!

EPA Says It's All About the Money

Gina McCarthy said. “And the great thing about this proposal is it really is an investment opportunity. This is not about pollution control.”

Ms. Jo pointed this out,  49 more words

Political

Top Agribusiness Food Companies Dumping Waste in our Waters

Source: Natural Society, by Elizabeth Renter

Companies like Tyson Foods, Cargill, Inc., and Perdue Farms Inc. dump their garbage—more than 206 million pounds of it—into our water almost every year and leave others to worry about the clean-up. 235 more words

Health

"T" is for "Travel by Train"

I’ve written some posts about the environmental benefits of train travel, but haven’t really touched the thoughts and experiences that we get during travels by train. 837 more words

Excusing Environments

A recent study on adoption and suicide suggests genetic (biological) rather than environmental factors play a dominant role in risks for suicide.

Researchers used Danish adoption data and compared non-biologically related siblings of orphans (children who had been adopted and biologically related siblings that the orphan did not grow up with. 574 more words

Gazes