IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Aspens dying in the West; Republicans dying on the energy vine; Solar power not dying in DC and California ... PLUS: Rush Limbaugh calls for the death of a NY Times columnist ... All that and more in today's Green News Report!
IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA': Old Energy Interests Try Hand at 'New Media' to Defeat Climate Bill; Shell wins federal approval to drill for oil off Alaska coast; Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None; Obama Plants Monsanto And CropLife Officials In Key Agriculture Posts; Why the Copenhagen Climate Talks Will Be a Bust; Hunters and Anglers Rally for Climate Bill ... PLUS: Super Freaking Wrong: "Superfreakonomics" gets its badly wrong on climate science ....
Info/links on those stories and all the ones we talked about on today's episode follow below...
- HOW'S YOUR ASPEN? ASPENS DYING IN THE WEST:
- Global warming blamed for aspen die-off across the West: The trees, which were already under duress, are being killed by insects that thrive as the climate changes. Scientists call it Sudden Aspen Decline. (LA Times)
- Experts pin hopes on cutting, burning to save West's dying aspen (E&E News)
- Aspen Trees Die Across the West (Wall St. Journal)
- GOP's ENERGY PLAN --- MORE OF THE SAME:
- WE HAVE A WINNER! SOLAR DECATHLON 2009:
- U.S. Dept. of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2009 Home Page (US DOE)
- German Students Win 2nd Straight Solar Decathlon (Reuters)
- Solar Decathlon 2009 stretches imagination to a solar powered future (The Daily Tell)
- German team shines in Solar Decathlon (USA Today)
- Team California shine in Solar Decathlon (CNN)
- DOE Used Solar Contest as 'Smart Grid' Proving Ground (Greenwire)
- HEY RUSH, WHY DON'T YOU JUST GO BUY A FOOTBALL TEAM?:
- Limbaugh advanced IBD editorial's false claim about NY Times' Revkin, suggested he should "go kill" himself; IBD cropped Revkin's comments to falsely suggest he "proposed" carbon credits for having fewer children (Media Matters):
- Andrew Revkin responds: Thought Experiments on Birth and Death (Dot Earth)
- JOIN THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION THIS SATURDAY:
'GREEN NEWS EXTRA': More green news not covered in today's audio report...
- Old Energy Interests Try Hand at 'New Media' to Defeat Climate Bill (Mother Jones)
- Shell wins federal approval to drill for oil off Alaska coast (Washington Post)
- A New Recycling Strategy Catches On: Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None (NY Times)
- Obama Plants Monsanto And CropLife Officials In Key Agriculture Posts (Wonk Room)
- Why the Copenhagen Climate Talks Will Be a Bust (Wall St. Journal)
- Hunters and Anglers Rally for Climate Bill (Green Inc.)
- Super Freaking Wrong: How "SuperFreakonomics" Gets it Wrong on Climate Science: