18 Apr '12, 10pm

Green Blog: Of Pretzels, Space Heaters and the Fate of the Planet: The results of polls on climate change are se...

Green Blog: Of Pretzels, Space Heaters and the Fate of the Planet: The results of polls on climate change are se...

Of Pretzels, Space Heaters and the Fate of the Planet By JUSTIN GILLIS European Pressphoto Agency Recent experiences like feeling hot or cold can affect respondents’ answers in climate change surveys, researchers are finding. A reader in New Mexico, John Mihelich, raises an interesting question about my recent article about a climate change poll. The poll showed that a large majority of the public believes that global warming is influencing the weather in the United States and that it probably made some recent weather disasters worse. Mr. Mihelich pointed out that the poll was taken during several weeks in March when the United States was unseasonably warm. “I wonder what the results would have been of a similar poll conducted in the depth of the bitter winters of 2010 or 2011,” he wrote. It turns out that social scientists have been researching this very issue, and the re...

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Oh Canada: The Fate of the Marines’ VH-71 Fleet

Oh Canada: The Fate of the Marines’ VH-71 Fleet

defensetech.org 19 Apr '12, 5pm

Oh Canada: The Fate of the Marines’ VH-71 Fleet Yes, the picture above shows five of the nine AgustaWestland-made VH-71 he...

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deluxeduck.livejournal.com 21 Apr '12, 1am

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USAF general calls for int'l coalitions in space operations:

USAF general calls for int'l coalitions in spac...

nationaldefensemagazine.org 19 Apr '12, 7pm

U.S forces on the ground, air and sea routinely enter into coalitions with allies. It is time for similar cooperation to e...

Wow. A tire fire so big it can be seen from space:

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grist.org 18 Apr '12, 2pm

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10 ways to save the #planet and your wallet @Al...

alternativeconsumer.com 22 Apr '12, 12am

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Apr '12, 5pm

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10 Earth Day Ways to Save the Planet, Your Heal...

planetgreen.discovery.com 21 Apr '12, 5am

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Hats Off to the Planet: From free park admissio...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Apr '12, 5pm

The Green blog turns 2 on Sunday. Excited? Actually, the real holiday is Earth Day — the 43rd to be held since Gaylord Nel...

Infographic: How You Can ‘Share’ Responsibility...

recyclebank.com 19 Apr '12, 1pm

Infographic: How You Can ‘Share’ Responsibility for the Planet Tweet Begin the network effect & share this with your frien...