With over 20 years having passed since Oasis played what, at the time were the biggest concerts ever on British shores, it’s easy to forget just how big the Manchester group were. 690 more words
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This refinery, operated by Texas-based Tesoro Corp., is one of Washington’s major sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Image courtesy Wikimedia.
Voters in Washington state defeated last week the nation’s first proposal to enact a tax on carbon dioxide emissions. 999 more words
The newly published draft guidelines under the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, No. 47 of 2013 cited Wildlife Conservation and Management (Community Participation) Regulations 2016 provide a mechanism for community participation in conservation. 174 more words
An interesting discussion about the failures and lessons for broad scale retraining programs.
My own thought is that we need to buy out the homes of displaced workers at the higher of either their purchase cost or the assessed value to facilitate moving to a new job location. 10 more words
This blog post on Fox & Hounds is an example of how to take statistics of one cause-and-effect relationship and misapply them to another situation. In this case, this graphic above shows how GHG emissions have dropped dramatically in states that used to burn coal to generate electricity, but now rely much more on natural gas. 175 more words