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Ready to go nuclear?

Posted March 18th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Ready to go nuclear?

Today from Margaret Swedish:  As the dawning of our energy crisis and the threat and reality of global warming begin to reach the level of our daily consciousness, many people are scrambling for any cleaner source of electricity to power our homes, computers, offices, etc.  Coal will not be the answer because of the devastating […]

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The new secretary of the interior

Posted March 17th, 2006 in Blog 2 Comments

From Margaret Swedish today:  President Bush has nominated Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne to replace Gale Norton as Secretary of the Interior.  While environmentalists are glad to see Norton go, they are appalled at this nomination.  On March 16, the Senior Vice President for Political Affairs and Public Education of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), Tony […]

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Bush’s New National Security Strategy

Posted March 16th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Bush’s New National Security Strategy

From Margaret Swedish today:  The White House released this morning the Bush administration’s new National Security Strategy (NSS).  It is much the same as the old strategy, except for somewhat more rhetorical acknowledgement of the importance of international diplomacy as one way to promote freedom, democracy, and US interests around the world.  It also addresses some issues […]

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The Rivers, Too, Are Dying

Posted March 15th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on The Rivers, Too, Are Dying

From Margaret Swedish:  New studies reveal the extent to which the rivers of the world are drying up or are “seriously depleted,” a result of deterioration due to human water use patterns and to global warming.  The United Nations is preparing to release a new report this week warning governments of the extent of the crisis and the threat this […]

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