Roundup Tuesday December 1, 2009

1.  Antarctica turns green—Cathy Alexander, The Sydney Morning Herald 12/1/09

2.  Major sea level rise likely as Antarctic ice melts—Richard Black, BBC News 12/1/09


3.  Iraq sees alarming rise in cancers, deformed babies—Suadad al-Salhy, Reuters, The Washington Post 12/1/09


4.  Europeans could save the planet for $3 a day:  Study—Pete Harrison, Reuters 12/1/09


5.  Amid droughts and failed crops, a cycle of poverty worsens—Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times 12/1/09,0,6707832.story

6.  Dreaming of a green holiday?—Jim Williams, The Baltimore Sun 12/1/09,0,7123178.story

7.  Conservation law helps preserve properties—Drew Joseph, San Francisco Chronicle 12/1/09


8.  A view from the land-use trenches:  The story of how Oregon’s planning system came to be—Eric Mortenson, The Oregonian 12/1/09


9.  Idaho raises the bar on climate change with a permit that may set the national standard on clean coal—Rocky Barker, The Idaho Statesman 12/1/09

10.  Bighorn sheep die-off worsens—Perry Backus, Ravalli Republic (Montana) 12/1/09

11.  Mayors Ralph Becker, Peter Corroon urge buying local—Lois M. Collins, DN 12/1/09

12. Forest Service may OK night flying in fight against fires—Michael R. Blood, AP, DN 12/1/09

13.  Gas pipeline gets preliminary OK—AP, DN 12/1/09

14.  Environmental group leery of Utah Lake bridge—Sara Lenz, DN 12/1/09


15.  Commuter rail:  Once a gamble, Trax ingrained in Wasatch Front’s future—Maria Villasenor, SLT 12/1/09

16.  Save ‘special’ carnivores plea—Matt Walker, Earth News, BBC News 11/30/09

17.  Solar panel costs ‘set to fall’—Roger Harrabin, BBC News 11/30/09

18.  As increasingly early puberty ups breast cancer risk, researchers search environment for clues—Katherine Harmon, Scientific American 11/30/09

19.  Copenhagen climate summit (part 1): the expectations—Jake Schmidt, 11/30/09

20.  Making buildings more efficient:  It helps to understand human behavior—David Roberts, 11/30/09

21.  Do diesel-based farmers dream of electric tractors?—Tom Laskawy, 11/30/09

22.  Soil carbon—a blind spot in the debate on carbon—Emma Hockridge, 11/30/09


23.  Why buying cheap energy certificates worsens climate change—Auden Schendler, 11/30/09

24.  Solar panels causing some storms (California)—Catherine Saillant, Los Angeles Times 11/30/09,0,5567208.story

25.  E-mail fracas shows peril of trying to spin science—John Tierney, The New York Times 11/30/09

26.  Filthy conditions in meat warehouse (Fort Worth, Tx.)—Leigh Sanders, Courthouse News Service 11/30/09

27.  Environment:  WildEarth Guardians—Courthouse News Service 11/30/09

28.  N.C. can’t blame Georgia for pollution problems—Avery Fellow, Courthouse News Service 11/30/09

29. Public school closed by factory’s pollution—Melissa Thomas, Courthouse News Service 11/30/09

30.  China, US give Copenhagen negotiators some targets—Lisa Friedman, ClimateWire 11/30/09


31.  Health officials say cost of inaction in climate talks could be severe—Lauren Morello, ClimateWire 11/30/09

32.  Energy, transportation and agriculture groups build ‘access’ to fence sitting senators—Christa Marshall, ClimateWire 11/30/09


33.  Climate change could devastate arid Arab world-report—Dina Zayed, Reuters, ClimateWire 11/30/09

34.  Entrepreneurs make wind turbines that fly—Annie Jia, ClimateWire 11/30/09

35.  Forest Service ‘dramatically reshaping’ plans in response to global warming—Noelle Straub, Greenwire 11/30/09


36.  Russia’s carbon credit surplus could threaten climate pact—Philip P. Pan, Washington Post, Greenwire 11/30/09


37.  Document reveals UN’s goal of becoming rule-maker in global environmental talks—George Russell, Fox News 11/30/09,2933,577827,00.html

38.  Report calls for new measures of national development, beyond GDP—Matthew Berger, 11/30/09

39.  Colorado resorts incorporate environment—Scott N. Miller, Summit Daily News (Colorado) 11/30/09

40.  Senator won’t support legislation on ‘fracking’—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News and Guide 11/30/09

41.  Idaho puts up hazard lights where wildlife and traffic too often collide—The Oregonian 11/30/09

42.  Review:  ‘Grow Smart, Grow Safe’—Kym Pokorny, The Oregonian 11/30/09

43.  US Supreme Court to hear Florida beach dispute—Curt Anderson, Melissa Nelson, AP, DN 11/30/09

44.  Alta rejects plan for canyon subdivision—Rebecca Palmer, DN 1130/09

45.  Nature’s Way saying goodbye to Utah County—Rodger L. Hardy, DN 11/30/09

46.  Salt Lake City weighs open-space parcels—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 11/30/09

47.  SLC to roll out big bike changes in spring—Derek P. Jensen, SLT 11/30/09


48.  Hopi hotel showcases Arizona tribe’s culture—Felicia Fonseca, AP, SLT 11/30/09

49.  Environment ministry to rank polluted industrial clusters—The Times of India 11/29/09

50.  India nuclear plant leak under investigation—BBC News 11/29/09


51.  Climate change denier Nick Griffin to represent EU at Copenhagen—Toby Helm, The Observer, Guardian.Co.UK 11/29/09

52.  Reversal haunts federal health agency—Mireya Navarro, The New York Times 11/29/09

53.  Tree harvester offers to save Indonesian forest—Norimitsu Onishi, The New York Times 11/29/09

54.  USU helps in the development of alternative renewable energy resources—Trent Toone, Ogden Standard-Examiner 11/29/09

55.  Northeast scallopers decry cuts as stocks boom—Jay Lindsay, AP, DN 11/29/09

56.  Leaders say momentum is building on climate change—Ben Fox, AP, DN 11/29/09

57.  Carbon credits spell new future for forests—Jeff Barnard, AP, DN 11/29/09

58.  National parks seek share of profitable science—Mead Gruver, AP, DN 11/29/09

59.  Upfront money needed to ease UN climate deal—Charles J. Hanley, AP, DN 11/29/09

60.  Air quality ‘red’ in Salt Lake, Davis Counties—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 11/29/09

61.  Partnership to fight Russian olive—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 11/29/09

62.  Bicycle boost:  Salt Lake City wheels forward with initiative to donate bicycles—Aaron Falk, DN 11/29/09

63.  Ruby pipeline gets Cache County approval—AP, SLT 11/29/09


64.  This season, gift givers think green—Judy Fahys, SLT 11/29/09

65.  Experts:  Nations’ emissions pledges fall short—Arthur Max, AP, San Francisco Chronicle 11/28/09

66.  Protecting the forests, and hoping for payback—William Yardley, The New York Times 11/28/09

67.  Portland issues Westside water-boil alert after E. coli found in reservoir—Susan Goldsmith, The Oregonian 11/28/09

68.  Questions about health, environment, safety drive debate over ‘dark skies’—Georgia Garvey, Chicago Tribune, 11/28/09


69.  Morgan turns out to support its mink farmers—Deanne Winterton, Ogden Standard-Examiner 12/28/09

70.  Mink protest miffs Morgan—Dan Weist, Ogden Standard-Examiner 11/28/09

71.  Ansel Adams print up for auction—Wire Services, DN 11/28/09

72.  Yardsmart:  A naturally ‘green’ Christmas—Maureen Gilmer, Scripps Howard News Service, DN 11/28/09

73.  Butters:  Welcoming winter’s birds—MaryJane Butters, SLT 11/28/09

74.  Climate activism soars planetwide ahead of Copenhagen climate talks—Stacy Feldman, 11/27/09

75.  Ranching, recreation collide in the great outdoors—Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times 11/27/09,0,7742604.story


76.  Group sues to list cutthroat trout—Jeff Gearino, Casper Star-Tribune 11/27/09

77.  Aerial-gunning foes ask Obama to ban practice—John Miller, AP, The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wa.) 11/27/09

78. Park profit-sharing gets mixed reviews—Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole News & Guide 12/25/09



79.  Gaming the system in Copenhagen—Eugene Robinson, Washington Post Writers Group, San Francisco Chronicle 12/1/09

80.  When scientists behave like bullies—Debra J. Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle 12/1/09

81.  Copenhagen’s missing ingredient:  Water—James G. Workman, Los Angeles Times 11/30/09,0,1355625.story

82.  Global warming consensus:  Garbage in, garbage out—Michael Barone, Real Clear Politics 11/30/09

83.  Feds should leave land-use issues to the area’s residents—Utah State Rep. Don L. Ipson, St. George Spectrum 11/29/09

84.  Climate science’s credibility gap—Editorial, Provo Daily Herald 11/29/09

85.  Climate change proving a hard sell—Matthew R. Auer, McClatchy-Tribune News Service, DN 11/29/09

86.  Economic pain, little environmental gain—Ben Lieberman, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, DN 11/29/09

87.  Bike rules—Tribune Editorial, SLT 11/29/09

88.  Herrod chooses science based on ideology—Thomas C. Edwards, Utah State University, SLT 11/28/09



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