22 Aug 11 – Newly discovered fossilized, single-cell organisms that thrived without oxygen billions of years ago suggest that life could exist on other planets where oxygen levels are low or non-existent.
25 Aug 11 – Hurricane Irene could strike a devastating blow to a large section of the East Coast
On Wednesday, Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe, a leading climate skeptic, said he plans to formally endorse Texas Gov. Rick Perry — in part because of Perry’s environmental record.
24 Aug 11 – Romney now says: ‘I don’t know if it’s mostly caused by humans.’
By Alan Caruba
The Institute for Energy Research found that electricity prices are almost 40% higher in states with mandates for their use.
By Paul Driessen
Put these guys on Comedy Central. Put ‘em in an asylum … a mandatory restitution program … jail perhaps … or a witness protection program, if they turn state’s evidence on other perpetrators. But keep them away from our money – and our energy, economic, healthcare and education policies.
23 Aug 11 – An unusually strong earthquake struck central Virginia today, forcing evacuation of hundreds of thousands.
16 Aug 11 – Heavy snow is still expected overnight in many areas, including Wellington and Christchurch.
16 Aug 11 – Heavy snow fell in many parts of the North and South Islands again on Monday and overnight, causing power outages, closing schools, roads and airports.