Roundup Tuesday October 6, 2009

1.  Environment:  India warms up to Copenhagen—Neeta Lal, IPS 10/5/09

http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=48719

2.  New park service chief sees ‘convergence’—Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times 10/5/09

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-parks-director5-2009oct05,0,3551822.story

3.  Apple resigns from Chamber over climate—Kate Galbraith, The New York Times 10/5/09

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/05/apple-resignes-from-chamber-over-climate/

4.  Business blitz seeks fast passage of Senate climate bill—Michael Burnham, Greenwire, The New York Times 10/5/09

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/10/05/05greenwire-business-blitz-seeks-fast-passage-of-senate-cli-3781.html

5.  What do we mean when we talk about the cost of climate legislation?—David Roberts, Grist.com 10/5/09

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-10-05-what-do-we-mean-when-we-talk-about-the-cost-climate-legislation/

6.  Nuclear Option:  The Kerry-Boxer bill and nuclear energy—Keith Johnson, The Wall Street Journal 10/5/09

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/10/05/nukes/

7.  Peak Oil:  The end of the oil age is near, Deutche Bank says—Keith Johnson, The Wall Street Journal 10/5/09

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/10/05/peak-oil-the-end-of-the-oil-age-is-near-deutsche-bank-says/

8.  Energy-from-waste powers US army—Jason Palmer, BBC News 10/5/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8290130.stm

9.  S.F. Bay’s slide in mud worries scientists—Kelly Zito, San Francisco Chronicle 10/5/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/05/MN781A0F6Q.DTL

10.  Smell has some cities ripping out gingko trees—Nigel Duara, AP, SLT 10/5/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13488363

11.  Utah State aids with digging along Colorado River—AP, SLT 10/5/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13488316

12. University gets money for carbon capture research—AP, SLT 10/5/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13488315

13.  Cavers and critters:  New cave species have been identified at Great Basin National Park—Henry Brean, Las Vegas Review Journal 10/4/09

http://www.lvrj.com/news/new-cave-species-have-been-identified-at-great-basin-national-park.html

14.  Chilly reception for theory on global warming—David A. Fahrenthold, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle 10/4/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/04/MN2D19TST5.DTL

15.  Global warming may hit Park City snow—Rebecca Palmer, Deseret News 10/4/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705334062/Global-warming-may-hit-Park-City-snow.html?linkTrack=rss-30

16.  New species gives ammo to Snake Valley water deal opponents—AP, SLT 10/4/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13484077

17.  Condor advocates ask hunters to ditch lead bullets—Tom Wharton, SLT 10/4/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13475501

18.  Greenpeace protest over Alberta oilsands ends with more arrests—Cigdem Iltan, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald 10/3/09

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Greenpeace%20protest%20Alberta%20ends%20with%20more%20arrests/2065351/story.html

19.  Blanding:  A town’s love for Indian artifacts backfires—Helen O’Neill, AP, SLT 10/3/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13478843

20.  State archaeology team to investigate bone site—Nate Carlisle, SLT 10/3/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13478813

21.  The happy prospect of peak gasoline demand—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 10/2/09

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/10/02/peak_gasoline_demand/index.html?source=newsletter

22. City using crushed glass for road-building—Jonathan Brunt, The Spokesman-Review (Washington State) 10/2/09

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2009/oct/02/city-street-paved-in-crushed-glass/

23.  National groups ask EPA to look at CAFOs—Nate Poppino, Twin Falls Times-News 10/2/09

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/article_01c13a8e-9985-5dc7-96b8-ee78afaac513.html

24.  Greenpeace protesters take over Shell site in Alberta—Richard Warnica, Darcy Henton, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald 10/2/09

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Greenpeace+protesters+take+over+Shell+site/2063586/story.html

25.  Green ink:  Open season on the climate bill—Keith Johnson, The Wall Street Journal 10/2/09

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/10/02/green-ink-open-season-on-the-climate-bill/

26.  Exxon’s Tillerson:  Forget cap-and-trade, carbon tax is the answer—Keith Johnson, The Wall Street Journal 10/2/09

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/10/02/exxons-tillerson-forget-cap-and-trade-carbon-tax-is-the-answer/

27.  Idaho again wants to land choppers in wilderness—John Miller, AP, SLT 10/2/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13471897

28.  State approves more bison for Book Cliffs—AP, SLT 10/2/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13471138

29.  National parks threatened by climate change—And nature itself—Keith Johnson, The Wall Street Journal 10/1/09

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/10/01/national-parks-threatened-by-climate-change-and-nature-itself/

30.  Decline in big predators wreaking havoc on ecosystems, OSU researchers say—Scott Learn, The Oregonian 10/1/09

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/10/decline_in_big_predators_wreak.html

31.  White House shuns wilds bill—Lee Davidson, Deseret News 10/1/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705333763/White-House-shuns-wilds-bill.html?linkTrack=rss-30

32.  Study says Zion among endangered parks—Patty Henetz, SLT 10/1/09

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_13463271?IADID=Search-www.sltrib.com-www.sltrib.com

33.  National Parks in Peril:  The threats of climate change—Natural Resources Defense Council and The Rocky Mountain Climate Organization 2009

http://www.rockymountainclimate.org/website%20pictures/National-Parks-In-Peril-final.pdf

34.  EPA holds up coal-mining permits as firms fume—Steve James, Reuters 9/30/09

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58T67T20090930

Commentary

35.  More wilderness?—St. George Spectrum 10/5/09

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091005/OPINION/910050309/1014/OPINION/More+wilderness?

36.  Carbon control—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10/4/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13473728

37.  Natural gas—Tribune Editorial, SLT 10/4/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13473729

38.  Our view:  Mink protest rules stink—Ogden Standard-Examiner 10/3/09

http://www.standard.net/topics/opinion/2009/10/03/our-view-mink-protest-rules-stink

39.  Snake Valley:  Secret talks, quick deals and a sucker’s bet—Wayne Holland, Ogden Standard-Examiner 10/3/09

http://www.standard.net/topics/opinion/2009/10/03/snake-valley-secret-talks-quick-deals-and-sucker39s-bet

40.  It makes sense to invest in conservation—Mayor Ralph Becker, SLT 10/3/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13473691

41.  Red rock?  Or raw deal?—The Daily Herald (Provo, Ut.) 10/2/09

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_6454a26c-c141-5d04-88e6-01ee0b7d81cd.html

42.  Rolly:  Farm Bureau rhetoric?  Gone to seed—Paul Rolly, Salt Lake Tribune 10/2/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13472976

43.  US Bill ‘crucial’ for climate talks—Richard Black, BBC News 9/30/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8283655.stm

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