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Things added in March, 2011


Pictures tell the story

Posted on March 16th by Tom Yulsman. 2
A picture is worth a thousand words — never more true than with these disturbing images. This satellite image, courtesy of DigitalGlobe, was captured Wednesday morning. It ...

Nuclear power and the decarbonization challenge

Posted on March 14th by Tom Yulsman. 14
Damned if we do, and damned if we don't? Severe damage caused by hydrogen explosions at two containment buildings housing nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear station in ...

“Today’s tsunami: This is what climate change looks like”

Posted on March 11th by Tom Yulsman. 45
And the story in Grist with that headline is what yellow journalism looks like Explosions at industrial facilities like the one pictured above in Ichihara, Japan; a destroyed village inundated ...

The Coven

Posted on March 9th by Tom Yulsman. 40
The unmasking of our little secret — the Environmental Journalism Coven — began with Randy Olson's comments at DotEarth: The media were irrelevant and largely blameless in Climategate. The ...

Sobering news from Greenland and Antarctica

Posted on March 8th by Tom Yulsman. 9
The Greenland Ice Sheet meets the sea in this picture by Eric Rignot of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. . Melting of ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland is accelerating, according to ...

No serious energy policy in sight

Posted on March 7th by Tom Yulsman. 2
Global warming debate in Congress almost seems like a sex addiction As oil prices rise, Rep. Ed Whitfield will hold hearings on global warming Here we go again . ...

Confusion on global-warming link to snowstorms

Posted on March 4th by Tom Yulsman. 3
Do we really need psychologists to explain it? The "Groundhog Day Blizzard" swirls across a large expanse of the United States on Feb. 1, 2011, as seen in this satellite ...

In the curve

Posted on March 1st by Tom Yulsman. 6
How we know CO2 in the atmosphere is increasing — and it’s our bad Duane Kitzis, a NOAA scientist, hauls a load of empty cylinders up Niwot Ridge in Colorado's Front Range. ...

I’m back

Posted on March 1st by Tom Yulsman. 8
If you've been a regular reader of CEJournal, you've probably noticed that I've been gone for awhile. I should have hung a 'gone fishin' sign here to let people know ...