Schwarzenegger lowers expectations for Copenhagen

December 16, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images This post, written by Amanda Little, originally appeared on Grist.org Looking tanned and coiffed, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger stood in sharp contrast to the wan, glum denizens of Copenhagen’s Bella Center. According to one political insider, the typical morale trajectory for a conference of this scale is cautious optimism for the first few days, despair in the middle, a spurt of can-do spirit in the final days, and either total despair or euphoria in the final hours…

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How Oysters May Have Saved the Human Race

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National Archives and Records Administration A hundred years ago, oysters and shellfish were a staple of a working person’s diet in New York and on the east coast; they were cheap, plentiful and healthy. Maggie Koerth-Baker of BoingBoing writes that a couple of hundred thousand years ago they were too; in fact, they may have saved humanity from starvation in a world of changing climate

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Endangered Tree Kangaroos Fitted With CritterCams Reveal Wildlife Mysteries, New Species (Video)

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Screenshot via National Geographic Video The elusive and endangered tree kangaroo of New Guinea is tough to study. But some have been fitted with video cameras that are showing scientists incredible treetop footage, as well as revealing mysteries about the lives of tr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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All or Nothing: A Look at the Copenhagen Endgame

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Image credit: World Economic Forum /Flickr This post, written by Geoffrey Lean, originally appeared on Grist.org Well, here we are at last.

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