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The climate change lifeboat is melting

December 9th, 2010 by Abby Halperin on Abby Halperin's Blog · Uncategorized

Above: Lifeboat on Tuesday, before it started to melt Left: boat Thursday morning, beginning to melt and degrade. Below: Boat Thursday late afternoon, melted more, grass now visible. Sign reads: “The Climate Change Lifeboat is melting, What would you make instead?” On reverse it reads: Artists Statement Against the Tide: A Climate Change Lifeboat Materials: snow, sticks,... read more

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Climate Change Lifeboat now on Wilder Bowl!

October 3rd, 2010 by Abby Halperin on Abby Halperin's Blog · Uncategorized

Hey! Check out the lifeboat on Wilder Bowl. If we get more snow, I’ll be working on it some more Tuesday afternoon, but this is what it looks like at the moment.

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Melting Man Challenges Climate Change

by Jackie on Jaclyn Noga's Blog · Uncategorized

I think this guy is cool. Melting Man

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Media Presentation: “the atom” by Ani Difranco

September 20th, 2010 by Marlee Blasenheim on Marlee Blasenheim's Blog · Uncategorized

This is Ani Difranco’s song, “The Atom” off of her album, “Red Letter Year,” released in 2008. In the first half of the song, she praises the atom for being the basis of all things, using a lot of religious rhetoric in her lyrics. She then continues to harshly criticize... read more

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Gasland- Documentary about Fracking

September 20th, 2010 by Marlee Blasenheim on Marlee Blasenheim's Blog · Uncategorized

After our conversation in class today about natural gas fracking, I thought I’d share the link to the website for Gasland, a new documentary that addresses the issue. There’s actually a screening of it this Wednesday in West Lecture Hall at 8:00. However, there’s ALSO a really cool lecture happening... read more

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2010 warmest year on record?

November 26th, 2010 by Janet Fiskio on Climate Change · Uncategorized

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11841368

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The Next Mountaintop Removal?

September 19th, 2010 by Brian Becker on Brian Becker's Blog · Uncategorized

Fracking, a method of extracting gas from deep underground shale formations. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U01EK76Sy4A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgdgdhFtjXA http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/06/21/21greenwire-in-fracking-debate-disclosure-is-in-the-eye-of-19087.html

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UN warns of food crisis

November 24th, 2010 by Janet Fiskio on Climate Change · Uncategorized

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/24/world-dangerously-close-to-food-crisis-u-n-says/?hp

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Discovery News – “Fear Doesn’t Work As Climate Change Message”

September 21st, 2010 by Alexander Tartter on Alexander Tartter's Blog · Uncategorized

“Feinberg and Miller measured the reactions of two groups of people — Berkeley undergraduates and volunteers from 30 U.S. cities recruited via Craigslist — to news articles and imagery that alternately emphasized the “doom-and-gloom” aspect of climate change and ended in a positive manner by, for... read more

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Family’s Home Burns After Fire Fee Not Paid

October 3rd, 2010 by Victoria Cox on Why do anarchists drink bad tea? (Victoria Cox's blog) · Uncategorized

Here’s the story we were talking about, for real.

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