Daily Archives: December 2, 2007

Marburger vs. Connaughton rhetoric on need for “urgent” action on climate change

In his exchange with Sen. John Kerry at a recent hearing on climate change research, White House science advisor John Marburger resisted acknowledging the need for “urgent” action on climate change. Kerry said, “I think you need to resign.” Two … Continue reading

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Non-native jellyfish wipe out salmon fishery in Northern Ireland – another warning sign?

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, a massive bloom of “mauve stinger” jellyfish, in a dense pack covering 10 square miles 35 feet deep, thousands of miles north of their preferred ocean habitat, feasted on about a half a million pounds of … Continue reading

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