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Federal Court Interpreter of Spanish & Russian. Former college language & history instructor. Hiker, cyclist, sea kayaker. I'm especially interested in environmental questions, particularly those relating to climate change and water policy.

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Diaries published: 161 (2299 days since last diary on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 08:41 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1774 (2280 days since last comment on Sat Feb 28, 2009 at 01:05 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 7863

Total Comment Ratings: 12976

Most Recommended Diary: Student Who Stopped Auction of Public Lands Needs Our Help: Kossacks to the Rescue!, 253 comments, 723 recommends

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JohnnyRook's Most Recent Diaries:

This week President Obama will try to get Congressional approval for a stimulus bill that provides immediate stimulus to the economy while laying the groundwork for new green infrastructure that ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 08:41 PM PST with 40 Recommends
As projected by climate-models, extreme weather events continue to intensify all around the world. Particularly hard hit this week is Australia. Drought and fires continue in Southeastern Australia ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 243 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2009 at 07:01 PM PST with 205 Recommends
A couple of days ago, a thoughtful, fellow Kossack, WarrenS asked a question in a comment ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 175 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2009 at 07:10 PM PST with 348 Recommends
The Senate voted yesterday 71-26 to give tax breaks to Americans who buy new cars. They don't have to be ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 07:22 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The West Virginia Gazette reported today that 14 people were cited today for protesting corporate criminal and active Climaticide, [in the ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2009 at 03:31 PM PST with 47 Recommends
New research, soon to be published in Geophysical Research Letters by Thomas Reichler of the University of Utah ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 08:49 PM PST with 45 Recommends

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