Roundup Tuesday November 24, 2009

1.  Is a change in climate unstoppable?—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/23/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13852986

2.  U professor provides alternative to climate change—Wendy Leonard, DN 11/23/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346695/U-professor-provides-alternative-to-climate-change.html

3.  Trials in Four Corners area artifact looting cases to be set in early 2010—AP, DN 11/23/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346618/Trials-in-Four-Corners-area-artifact-looting-cases-to-be-set-in-early-2010.html

4.  UN says greenhouse gases reach record high in 2008—Eliane Engeler, AP, DN 11/23/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346611/UN-says-greenhouse-gases-reach-record-high-in-2008.html

5.  Oil shale lawsuits drag on almost a year—Dennis Webb, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Colorado) 11/23/09

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2009/11/23/112309_3a_oil_shale_suit.html

6.  Live blog:  A Portland court date for salmon and dams—Matthew Preusch, The Oregonian 11/23/09

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/live_blog_a_court_date_for_sal.html

7.  Environmental impacts of pot growth—Tiffany Revelle, The Ukiah Daily Journal (California) 11/23/09

http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/ci_13849258

8.  Thousands of strange creatures found deep in sea—Cain Burdeau, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/23/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/23/MN8Q1AOQFH.DTL

9.  State plan in works to emphasize environmental education—Nicole Strittmater, The Wausau Daily Herald (Wisconsin) 11/23/09

http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20091123/WDH0101/311230041/1981/WDHbusiness/State-plan-in-works-to-emphasize-environmental-education

10.  Hyatt, hospital:  Recycling food good for the environment, bottom line—Meghan Van Dyk, The Daily Record (Morristown, New Jersey) 11/23/09

http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20091123/COMMUNITIES/91120059/1005/NEWS01/Hyatt–hospital–Recycling-food-good-for-the-environment–bottom-line

11.  McKibben:  Small victories on climate no good—Grist.org 11/23/09

http://www.grist.org/

12.  Copenhagen talks ready for take off:  5, 4, 3…–Geoffrey Lean, Grist.org 11/23/09

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-23-copenhagen-is-getting-the-big-mo/

13.  Capturing the massive social benefits of fuel efficiency requires regulation—Michael A. Livermore, Grist.org 11/23/09

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-11-23-capturing-the-massive-social-benefits-of-fuel-efficiency/

14.  Copenhagen, USA December 7:  Climate change ground zero protest—Jeff Biggers, Grist.org 11/23/09

http://www.grist.org/article/copenhagen-u.s.-december-7/

15.  EPA is not hearing objections on Carbofuran—Courthouse News Service 11/23/09

http://www.courthousenews.com/2009/11/23/Federal_Regulations.htm#EPA_Is_Not_Hearing_Objections_on_Carbofuran

16.  Energy and the environment—The Wall Street Journal 11/23/09

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704204304574543903876529922.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsTop

17.  Obama preparing GHG limits, financing figures for Copenhagen—Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire 11/23/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/23/2/

18.  Tiny group of deep pocketed contributors fueling US Chamber’s advocacy—Anne C. Mulkern, Greenwire 11/23/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/23/1/

19.  More than 60 heads of state will attend Copenhagen—Greenwire 11/23/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/23/3/

20.  US will announce target for cutting carbon emissions—Richard Black, BBC News 11/23/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8375248.stm

21.  A vision faces an environmental test (Dominican Republic and ecotourism)—Cornelia Dean, The New York Times 11/23/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/24/science/24miches.html?_r=1&ref=science

22.  A nuclear reactor shows its age—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 11/23/09

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/23/a-nuclear-reactor-shows-its-age/

23.  Chinese protesters confront police over incinerator plans in Guangzhou—Jonathan Watts and agencies, The Guardian 11/23/09

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/23/china-protest-incinerator-guangzhou

24.  From Stockholm to Copenhagen—an arduous route to tackle environmental issues—Chris Busuttil Leaver, The Malta Independent 11/23/09

http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=97529

 

25.  China, India push for ‘patent free’ green tech—EurActiv.com 11/23/09

http://www.euractiv.com/en/innovation/china-india-push-patent-free-green-tech/article-187567

26.  Guv’s climate panel is mostly cloudy—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/22/09

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_13837770

27.  Farmington residents start recycling Nov. 30—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 11/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346054/Farmington-residents-start-recycling-Nov-30.html

28.  Students, PETA protest animal testing at the University of Utah—Wendy Leonard, DN 11/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345238/Students-PETA-protest-animal-testing-at-the-University-of-Utah.html

29.  Bear Lake tests negative for quagga mussels—AP, DN 11/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346404/Bear-Lake-tests-negative-for-quagga-mussels.html

30.  Hackers leak e-mails and stoke the climate debate—David Stringer, AP, DN 11/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346300/Hackers-leak-e-mails-and-stoke-the-climate-debate.html

31.  Yellowstone grizzly deaths down, future uncertain—Matthew Brown, AP, DN 11/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346398/Yellowstone-grizzly-deaths-down-future-uncertain.html

32.  Cedar City looks for new water—Samantha Arnold, The Spectrum (St. George) 11/22/09

http://www.thespectrum.com/article/20091122/NEWS01/91122002/1002/Cedar-City-looks-for-new-water?GID=aElIrPV97FvyfxxWGbsoexscnUQ4zaGVYb8Y9Iu9nl0%3D

33.  Mainstreaming green—Kim Burgess, The Herald Journal (Logan) 11/22/09

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2009/11/22/news/news02-11-22-09.txt

34.  BLM issues EIS on Nevada transmission line project—Mesquite Local News (Nevada) 11/22/09

http://www.mesquitelocalnews.com/viewnews.php?newsid=4274&id=11

35.  Cold war legacy:  Water needs and nuclear waste in Nevada—Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/22/MN161AK1ML.DTL

36.  Green jobs help climate, boost social justice—Brenda Payton, San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/22/ING91AM7QV.DTL

37.  It’s a bug-eat-bug solution to save hemlocks—Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/09

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/22/MNHO1ALD2I.DTL

38.  Environmental journal:  New report asserts R.I. CO­2 emissions soared 24 percent—P. Lord, The Providence Journal (Rhode Island) 11/22/09

http://www.projo.com/news/content/environmental_journal_22_11-22-09_R7GH38G_v9.2e60d6b.html

39.  India challenges Western data linking climate change, Himalayan melt—Rama Lakshmi, The Washington Post 11/22/09

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/21/AR2009112102010.html

40.  East Antarctic ice sheet may be losing mass—Richard Black, BBC News 11/22/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8371773.stm

41.  Blanding man pleads guilty to making threats in artifacts case—Emiley Morgan, DN 11/21/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346067/Blanding-man-pleads-guilty-to-making-threats-in-artifacts-case.html

42.  Salt Lake City web site offers tips on sustainability—DN 11/21/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346182/Salt-Lake-City-Web-site-offers-tips-on-sustainability.html

43.  EPA:   Uranium from polluted mine in Nevada wells—Scott Sonner, AP, DN 11/21/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346248/EPA-Uranium-from-polluted-mine-in-Nevada-wells.html

44.  Death goes green with eco-friendly burials—Dana Tims, The Oregonian 11/21/09

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2009/11/death_goes_green_with_eco-frie.html

45.  Sheryl Crow takes up cause of wild horses in West—Martin Griffith, AP, Google News 11/21/09

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gRWhpiJmcxFRtcdWI1EoKO4Bt16QD9C45ANO1

46.  EPA tangles with Texas in battle over air quality—Ana Campoy, Wall Street Journal 11/21/09

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125876438576558383.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_news

 

47.  Study links ailments to global climate change—Jim Efstathiou Jr., Bloomberg News, The Seattle Times 11/21/09

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2010321328_climatedisease21.html

48.  Green groups launch lawsuit over Canadian mine near Grand Canyon—Randy Boswell, Canwest News Service, Canada.com 11/21/09

http://www.canada.com/business/Green+groups+launch+lawsuit+over+Canadian+mine+near+Grand+Canyon/2251482/story.html

49.  Greek Orthodox:  Utahns learning from ‘Green Patriarch’—Peggy Fletcher Stack, SLT 11/20/09

http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13826924

50.  Wyoming challenges Yellowstone snowmobile rules—Ben Neary, AP, DN 11/20/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346064/Wyoming-challenges-Yellowstone-snowmobile-rules.html

51.  Thomas J. Graff, an expert on West Coast water use, is dead at 65—Jesse McKinley, The New York Times 11/20/09

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/22/science/earth/22graff.html?ref=earth

52.  Obama admin touts health benefits of GHG curbs—Robin Bravender, Greenwire 11/20/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/20/7/

53.  Top UN scientist laments US pace on emissions—Darren Samuelsohn, Greenwire 11/20/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/20/3/

54.  As reactor fleet ages, engineers ask, ‘Is 80 the new 40?’—Paul Voosen, Greenwire 11/20/09

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2009/11/20/1/

55.  Climate-gate!—Andrew Leonard, Salon.com 11/20/09

http://www.salon.com/tech/htww/2009/11/20/climategate/index.html?source=newsletter

 

56.  Hackers target leading climate research unit—BBC News 11/20/09

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8370282.stm

57.  Leonardo to host green energy event—DN 11/19/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705345850/Leonardo-to-host-green-energy-event.html

58.  Green jobs:  Women and minorities left out?—Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times 11/19/09

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2009/11/green-jobs-environmental-justice.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GreenspaceEnvironmentBlog+(Greenspace)

Commentary

59.  World has ample oil supplies—George F. Will, Washington Post Writers Group, DN 11/22/09

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705346020/World-has-ample-oil-supplies.html?ID=705346020&headline=World-has-ample-oil-supplies.html&linkTrack=rss-33&pg=1

60.  BLM, EPA twiddle while the mining acid burns—Editorial, The Oregonian 11/22/09

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2009/11/blm_epa_twiddle_while_the_mini.html

 

61.  DeChristopher ruling:  An evil day for justice—Rebecca Hall, Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission, SLT 11/21/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13835318

62.  Don’t base energy policy on a few outliers—Robert Davies, SLT 11/20/09

http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_13835347

 

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