NOAA – NWS on continuing midwest flood risks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rachel Hoch  301-713-0622 July 6, 2011 Widespread flood threat to continue through summer 2011 could rival Great Flood of 1993 Many rivers in the upper Midwest and northern Plains remain above flood stage, and the threat for more flooding will continue through the summer, forecasters at NOAA’s National Weather Service said…

Gee, ya think? Proof of what many have said for years

From Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News Mercury vapor released from broken compact fluorescent light bulbs can exceed safe exposure levels New Rochelle, NY, July, 6, 2011—Once broken, a compact fluorescent light bulb continuously releases mercury vapor into the air for weeks to months, and the total amount can exceed safe human exposure levels in…

Climate and electoral success

Yesterday, I was quoted in a US News and World report article about ICCC6 and the effect of climate on candidates. This is the start of the article. I was interviewed by the reporter, and without knowing anything about what the article was to be about I answered her question of “How important is climate…