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Wednesday, den 8. May 2013

Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs hosted Cody Wilson – a self-described anarchist who was named one of Wired’s top 15 Most Dangerous People In The World  – to promote his 3D-printed gun, which has come under intense scrutiny. On March 5, Forbes reported that Wilson, a law student at the University of Texas, became the first person to fire a real bullet from a plastic gun made with a 3D-printer. The gun, named the “Liberator,” is made almost entirely of plastic, with the exception of a single nail used as the firing pin and a six-ounce piece of steel to comply with the Undetectable Firearms Act , which makes it illegal to manufacture or possess any firearm that is not detectable by a walk-through metal detector.

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Tuesday, den 30. April 2013

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness….

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Monday, den 29. April 2013

Northeast Shelf Regions: Mid-Atlantic Bight (MAB), Southern New England (SNE), Georges Bank (GB) and Gulf of Maine (GOM) A new “Ecosystem Advisory” from NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) reports , “Sea surface temperatures in the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem during 2012 were the highest recorded in 150 years.” The Ecosystem extends from Cape Hatteras, N.C.

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Friday, den 26. April 2013

A new insurance report says that unconventional fossil fuel production risks blowing global economic recovery off course. [ Guardian ] Soaring risks around new fossil fuel frontiers – shale gas, deepwater exploration and the Arctic – have the potential to blow the global economic recovery off course, according to a report

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Friday, den 26. April 2013

So, Very Serious People are re-evaluating George W. Bush on the occasion of the opening of his  Presidential Library . For instance, did you know that “ George W.

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Wednesday, den 24. April 2013

Last month, we reported on the umpteenth study that confirmed the Hockey Stick. It made clear the rate of global warming since 1900 is 50 times greater than the rate of cooling in the previous 5000 years

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Tuesday, den 23. April 2013

Does John Kerry think this is sustainable?

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Tuesday, den 23. April 2013

On the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, EPA rated the adequacy of the State Department’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) as having “Insufficient Information.” In case you missed it , today is the last day to submit public comments to the State Department regarding the proposed pipeline that would transport 830,000 barrels of tar sands oil through the U.S. per day. EPA’s Cynthia Giles, the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Enforcement, has submitted the agency’s public comment .

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Monday, den 22. April 2013

Why do a determined minority — often in positions of power — refuse to accept that climate change is happening despite the overwhelming scientific evidence? A new study may provide a clue. Researchers at the University of Western Australia found that people who expressed faith in free-market ideology were also likely to reject scientific consensus that climate change is happening and that burning fossil fuels helps to cause it.

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Sunday, den 21. April 2013

The NY Times reports today that the Koch brothers are hoping to become media moguls like Rupert Murdoch: Now, Koch Industries, the sprawling private company of which Charles G. Koch serves as chairman and chief executive, is exploring a bid to buy the Tribune Company’s eight regional newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times , The Chicago Tribune , The Baltimore Sun , The Orlando Sentinel and The Hartford Courant .

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