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President Obama issued an executive order Friday that requires scientific assessment of the sea level rise caused by global warming to be taken into ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 92 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 07:42 AM PST with 89 Recommends
Join us every Tuesday afternoon at the Daily Kos community political poetry club. Your own poetry is always welcome in the comments. Bongos, berets & ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
It's tragic enough that maybe three dozen were killed because of the gross negligence of the owners of West Fertilizer Co in West, Texas. But compounding the carnage, it seems as if half the town ...
by kos
Comment Count 409 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM PDT with 411 Recommends
I'm sure you're all aware of Sally Jewell's nomination for Secretary of the Interior. Did you all read this from The New York Times blog by Timothy Egan? It got me feeling a little territorial: For ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 02:17 PM PST with 38 Recommends
crossposted with permission from wealthandwork.com What people seem to know, at this point, is that A. Our economy remains weak; unemployment is high and growth is faltering (but we’re better ...
by stillman
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 08:20 AM PST with 0 Recommends
We're cooking all our meats on rotisseries on this cookout. Every meat is marinated or injected with seasonings in advance, and slowly roasted, slowly turning, over hot coals. We have a big crowd, ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 03:59 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
When disturbance of local ecosystems exceeds 50% they may suddenly collapse into simpler, less biodiverse systems with the loss of many species. An interdisciplinary team of scientists published a ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 162 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 05:52 PM PDT with 217 Recommends
Meet Aubrey McClendon , billionaire : "We're the biggest frackers in the world," he declares proudly over a $400.00 bottle of French Bordeaux at a restaurant he co-owns. "We frack all the time. What'...
by Agathena
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Reuters recently published an article about soaring prices for farmland in America's Midwest and Plains states. At at recent auction in Iowa, a 60 acre parcel recently sold for $420,000. At $7,000 ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 12:11 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Gardening is not a topic that immediately springs to mind when considering progressive politics, or political action. However, after listening to an NPR piece over the weekend about gardening and ...
by Chris Chasteen
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 03:25 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Cross-posted ...
by oohdoiloveyou
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 04, 2010 at 06:17 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Enraged at the spill in the Gulf and the American appetite for oil that ultimately caused it?� Stop land development on farmland, forests and other fringe locations�and direct future ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 06:27 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity released a detailed report including 70 recommendations this week.
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 94 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 04:15 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The city planners of Anchorage, Alaska, are attempting to bring that city’s land-use regulations into the 21st century.  In particular, they are proposing a variation ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 05, 2010 at 07:20 AM PST with 6 Recommends
BENTONVILLE, April 1 – In an unusual joint appearance this morning, Walmart CEO Mike F. Duke and former candidate John R. McCain announced major new initiatives to curtail poorly planned, ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2009 at 06:17 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
It's hard for a lame duck president in his final days in office to make the big headlines he used to get, and short of an assassination attempt or a random shoe-throwing attack abroad, the president ...
by quibblingpotatoes
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2008 at 10:03 AM PST with 3 Recommends
by Public D
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2008 at 05:54 AM PST with 14 Recommends
I work in an industry -- the housing industry -- with direct exposure to the forces behind the current economic situation. And I see a brilliant opportunity for those prescient enough to seize it.
by captive yak
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 10:12 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Denver Post columnist Ed Quillen , of Salida, Colorado, coined (or at least popularized) the term Stupid Zones, and has had a long running ...
by ohwilleke
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2008 at 11:52 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today, March 30, is the 32nd Land Day observed by the Palestinian citizens of Israel and their allies around the world. It marks the day in 1976 when Israeli police killed six protesters in Northern ...
by Robert Farrell
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2008 at 11:12 AM PDT with 9 Recommends