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Biological Diversity Group Launches Website Profiling Threatened Species

The Pacific Walrus, the polar bear, the Atlantic salmon, the Mexican spotted owl – they’re all there at a new website created by the Center for Biological Diversity profiling the many species threatened with extinction as a result of climate [...]

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New NRC Report Examines ‘Hidden’ Costs of Energy Use

The toll air pollution exacts on human health and other “hidden” costs of energy production and use are profiled in a new report by the National Research Council. The cost of the nation’s appetite for energy is not reflected in [...]

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Discovery Communications Launches Science Website

The group that operates the Discovery Channel November 9 announced it will increase its commitment to covering science and technology through a new dedicated website and an iPhone/iPod app to provide “up-to-the-minute breaking news” on Earth, technology, and other science [...]

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AP Science Reporter Borenstein Reports Statisticians Reject ‘Global Cooling’ Line

You could practically hear the climate contrarian blogosphere gearing up within milliseconds of Associated Press science reporter Seth Borenstein’s “Only one problem: It’s not true” rejection of claims of a global cooling.

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Pew Center Survey of 1,500 Adults Shows Less Confidence in Climate Science Evidence

Tipping, clinking wine glasses and a toast of “Cheers!” signaled the satisfaction at a climate science contrarians website over a recent Pew Research Center national survey finding fewer Americans see “solid evidence” of climate change as a serious issue.

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Times’ Revkin’s ‘Thought Experiment’ Prompts Limbaugh Reply … ‘Go Kill Yourself’

Segments of the environmental journalism blogosphere went ballistic for several days in mid-October over talk show host Rush Limbaugh’s suggestion that New York Times science reporter Andrew C. Revkin “go kill yourself and help the planet by dying.”

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Nature Publishing Weighing New Climate Change Publication

Nature Publishing Group, publisher of the highly regarded Nature magazine, appears to be seriously considering a new climate change publication and is surveying readers about such an effort.

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