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Climate Change Conspiracy Report 'A Pile of Horse Shit'

Climate Change Conspiracy Report 'A Pile of Horse Shit'
Ben Cubby, the environment editor at Australia's Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, admits he has an unusual problem - "how does one critically analyze a pile of horse shit?"
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MN State Senator Says: Rural Areas Should Expect to Smell Bad

Potentially environmentally hazardous dust and bad smells are just "inconveniences" that people living in rural areas should expect to put up with because they live in a farm area. So says Republican Minnesota State Senator Julie Rosen.
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Sequester in AL: We'll Just Shoot the Tornadoes! Who Needs the National Weather Service?

Sequester in AL: We'll Just Shoot the Tornadoes! Who Needs the National Weather Service?
If Brooks isn't interested in his own district's well being, why should anyone else in Washington care? It's not a stretch to think that cutbacks in all areas might begin first in the districts represented by congressmen/women who support these budget cuts.
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Horse D'Oeuvres? Ikea's Swedish Meatballs Latest To Be Tainted with Horse Meat

Horse D'Oeuvres? Ikea's Swedish Meatballs Latest To Be Tainted with Horse Meat
Swedish furniture giant Ikea was drawn into Europe's widening food labeling scandal Monday as authorities said they had detected horse meat in frozen meatballs labeled as beef and pork and sold in 13 countries across the continent.
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Consensus: 99.84% of Peer-Reviewed Articles Support the Idea of Global Warming

Consensus: 99.84% of Peer-Reviewed Articles Support the Idea of Global Warming
Out of 13,950 peer-reviewed articles published on global warming since 1991, only 23, or 0.16 percent, clearly reject global warming or endorse a cause other than CO2 emissions for observed warming.
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You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects

You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects
Of the 750 chemicals that can be used in the fracking process, more than 650 of them are toxic or carcinogens, according to a report filed with the U.S. House of Representatives in April 2011.
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A Record 300,000 Salmon Returned to Klamath River in 2012

A Record 300,000 Salmon Returned to Klamath River in 2012
While the Sacramento salmon returns exceeded those of the previous year's, the state and federal governments continue to violate the landmark Central Valley Project Improvement Act, signed by President George H.W. Bush in the fall of 1992.
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More Than 35,000 March on Washington in the ‘Largest Climate Rally In US History’

More Than 35,000 March on Washington in the ‘Largest Climate Rally In US History’
Sunday, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people marched to the President's doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more than 30 states across the country whose land, homes and health is being threatened by the climate crisis.
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Is Evidence of Alien Life Already Right Here on Earth?

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are helping search for evidence of alien life not by looking into outer space, but by studying some rocks right here on Earth.
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For Frack's Sake: 95% of Emissions Omitted from EPA Reporting

For Frack's Sake: 95% of Emissions Omitted from EPA Reporting
It is estimated that 95 percent of emissions are not reported to the EPA from fracking. Seven states are now gearing up to sue the EPA to get that information known and reported.
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