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- Judge bars protesters from Massey mines in W.Va. Coal producer Massey Energy has won a federal court order temporarily barring surface mining protesters from its southern West Virginia properties.
- Obama pushes nuclear energy to boost climate bill President Barack Obama is endorsing nuclear energy like never before, trying to win over Republicans and moderate Democrats on climate and energy legislation.
- Aussie, NZ scientists prep for whale research trek Scientists from Australia and New Zealand are to set out on a whale research expedition to the Antarctic on Monday in an effort to disprove Japan's argument that whales must be killed to be studied.
- Eroding Alaska village appeals lawsuit's dismissal One of Alaska's most eroded villages wants to revive a lawsuit that claims greenhouse gasses from oil, power and coal companies are to blame for the climate change endangering the tiny community.
- Do rings of Herbie the elm have age, climate data? Herbie, the giant American elm tree, is giving his trunk over to science.
- Panel selected to review nuclear waste options The Obama administration has appointed former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft to oversee a commission that will recommend alternatives to Yucca Mountain for storing spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste.
- N Texas acreage to be part of ecological project What was once Dust Bowl farmland in North Texas is poised to be on the front line of one of the nation's largest ecological projects.
- Exhibition at Cranbrook explores climate change A new exhibition that explores climate change is opening at the Cranbrook Institute of Science.
Another perspective on global-warming debate
"When the last tree is cut, the last river poisoned and the last fish dead, we will discover that we cannot eat money." -- Cree Indian proverb
So declares one of my children's science teachers on his page of the school's official Web site. He offers another lengthy quote that mocks critics of the global-warming hype, and also declares that "The Earth does not belong to man -- man belongs to the Earth. -- Chief Seattle 1854."
And you thought religion wasn't allowed in schools.
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