Storms, Wildfires & Drought: Carl Pope on the High Cost of Climate Denial

May 7, 2011 by  
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Carl Pope, the chairman of the Sierra Club, has a column over at Common Dreams taking aim at the myriad climate skeptic politicians who fail to see the link between extreme weather events like the Texas wildfires and more severe storms and global warming.Pope points out that these climate-related disasters are already hugely costly, and will only get more expensive — yet leaders continue to deny global warming exists, then ask for federal assistance when the extreme weather events it makes more likely to occur rock their states.

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The Last 100 Years in Fuel Efficiency (Infographic)

May 7, 2011 by  
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Created By WellHome Energy Audits and Insulation Take a looksy at this cute little chart, if only to see how little progress there’s been in fuel efficiency over the last 100 years. As you can see, we figured out how to produce cars that get 40 or so mpg some 60 years ago. And only in the last few years have we really started improving on that ….

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The 11 Most Walkable Cities in the U.S.

May 6, 2011 by  
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Photo: Crystian Cruz , Flickr, CC The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has release its list of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the US, with 11 getting rankings from Platinum to Bronze and 8 more getting ‘honorable mentions’. Only one city received the highest honor.

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