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Sustainable Communities - A Transformation of Virginia

Sustainable Communities - A Transformation of Virginia

As Governor McDonnell's plans for sustainable development, referred to as "sustainable communities", continues to gain momentum, it is worthwhile to step back and take a long look at the big picture, painted with a broad brush to reveal what Virginia might look like as his vision for the ...

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BP's Strategy to Limit Liability in Regard to Its Gulf Oil Gusher

BP's Strategy to Limit Liability in Regard to Its Gulf Oil Gusher

As of July 11, 2010, regardless of whether you prefer to say "spill" or "gusher," underwater "plume" or underwater "cloud," these are the numbers to consider:

Total Amount of Oil Released to Date: 4,455,000 barrels
Amount of Oil Recovered by BP to Date (via Containment Cap): 771,100 barrels
Oily ...

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Oil-Water Separators To Help Clean Up Gulf Oil Spill

Oil-Water Separators To Help Clean Up Gulf Oil Spill

INL scientist's oil-water separator to help clean up Gulf oil spill

The enormous cleanup effort under way in the Gulf of Mexico is highlighting a frustrating, somewhat paradoxical truth: while oil and water don't mix, they can be awfully hard to separate.

But cleanup crews could soon start making ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, June 20, 2010

THIS WEEK:

By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project

On Tuesday, IPCC Chairman R.K. Pachauri gave a rather remarkable interview on BBC, claiming that he welcomes a vigorous debate on the science of climate change. (See quote above.) Of course, the skeptics ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, June 13, 2010

This Week:

By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project

In recent months, global warming alarmists have lamented that they need to do a better job communicating to the public. Apparently, they have found their voice in: argumentum ad hominem. Naomi Oreskes and ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, May 30 2010

THIS WEEK:

By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project 

EPA has carefully prepared a trap, but will it trap itself? It has played hard ball in its Endangerment Finding that carbon dioxide emissions "endanger human health and welfare."  But faced with the hard ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, May 11 2010

The Heartland Institute's Fourth International Conference on Climate Change will be held in Chicago, Illinois on May 16-18, 2010 at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile Hotel, 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago. It will call attention to new scientific research on the causes and consequences of ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, May 1, 2010

Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, May 1, 2010

Quote of the Week

"Today's debate about global warming is essentially a debate about freedom. The environmentalists would like to mastermind each and every possible (and impossible) aspect of our lives."-- Vaclav Klaus, President, Czech Republic,Blue Planet in Green Shackles

The Nongovernmental ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, April 24, 2010

Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, April 24, 2010

April 22, 2010 was the 40thanniversary of the first modern Earth Day. (No doubt a form of earth day was worshiped many times by primitive cultures.) Contrary to the expressed beliefs of many activists who participated in the first modern Earth Day, the planet is doing well. Humanity is thriving ...

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