Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Biggest Threat to America that Nobody is Talking About

December 29, 2010
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The Biggest Threat to America that Nobody is Talking About

The recent giveaway of the Internet by the FCC to the Telcom Industry has me seeing things more clearly than ever: it’s not that Left vs. Right is a fictional creation, exactly; there are real differences on how to govern a country. But the incessant political debate of Left vs. Right in America is a…

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Congress Steps Up Again and Passes Food Safety Bill… Again

December 20, 2010
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Congress Steps Up Again and Passes Food Safety Bill… Again

In another surprise move late last night by the United States Senate, the Food Safety Bill was passed unanimously by Democrats and Republicans without a single objection to the bill. This comes just days after the bill was allowed to die in the Senate, which itself came just a month after the Senate had passed…

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More Americans to Die as Food Safety Bill Sabotaged by Congress

December 18, 2010
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More Americans to Die as Food Safety Bill Sabotaged by Congress

Just a few weeks ago it looked like the Congress stepped up for America and passed the biggest food safety legislation in decades. Now the sad truth is that the food safety bill will never become law. And this means more Americans will die next year from food born illnesses. Americans will never benefit from…

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Leaked Document Shows EPA Responsible for Honey Bee Holocaust and Food Supply Threat

December 16, 2010
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Leaked Document Shows EPA Responsible for Honey Bee Holocaust and Food Supply Threat

A leaked document from the Environmental Protection Agency shows the agency was warned by scientists inside the EPA that the pesticide Clothianidin is highly toxic to honey bees and could end up killing the entire honey bee population, yet the EPA approved the pesticide for widespread use in the pre-treatment of corn seeds. Clothianidin is…

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Climate Science Rapid Response Team Established to Help Public Get Smart on Scientific Issues

December 14, 2010
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Climate Science Rapid Response Team Established to Help Public Get Smart on Scientific Issues

There is a sharp divide between what scientists know about climate change and what the public knows. In an effort to narrow this gap, the Climate Science Rapid Response Team has been established. The science team already numbers greater than 100 from every area related to climate science. The Climate Science Rapid Response Team includes…

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House Dems Reject Obama Compromise on Billionaire Tax Cut

December 9, 2010
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House Dems Reject Obama Compromise on Billionaire Tax Cut

Just a few hours ago, the House Democrats passed a resolution rejecting the bonus tax cut for millionaires and billionaires as currently written. Just after the vote, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said via Twitter, “We will work to improve it before having a floor vote.” This is huge news in America, as just…

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The Biggest Obstacles to a Climate Deal are Overwhelm and Emotional Disconnect

December 6, 2010
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The Biggest Obstacles to a Climate Deal are Overwhelm and Emotional Disconnect

Cross-posted to Daily Kos. In a completely unscientific study, Green Media News has found the biggest obstacles to reaching a global deal on climate change are the massive overwhelm and emotional disconnect that stop climate change issues from becoming part of the national discourse. Huh? I’m overwhelmed with all this. And I have a high…

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The Tantra of Climate Change: Keep Holding Back

December 2, 2010
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The Tantra of Climate Change: Keep Holding Back

Cross-posted to Daily Kos. Let’s face it – Climate Change talk is boring. Most people just don’t get excited talking about things like “MRV” (the monitoring, reporting, verifying and reducing of greenhouse gas emissions across geo-political borders) and those who aren’t on the front lines of the climate change action movement generally don’t have the…

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Watch Live Interactive Video Coverage from COP16 Here

December 2, 2010
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Watch Live Interactive Video Coverage from COP16 Here

The TckTckTck team and One Climate TV have joined together to bring live interactive video coverage from COP16 in Cancun. While you’re watching the streaming video, which is a mix of live news, interviews, and pre-recorded video, you can type questions into the chat box below the video and your questions might be answered during…

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