GOP Spinmaster Teaches Stephen Colbert How to Sugarcoat Oil Drilling & Global Warming (Video)

August 17, 2011 by  
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Screen grab via Comedy Central Frank Luntz is arguably one of the biggest reasons the United States has been able to dodge taking action to address climate change for so long — in an infamous memo (which was leaked and obtained by a green group), he revealed the rhetorical tricks and talking points conservative politicians should employ to confuse the public about the state of climate science. Politicians still rely on these talking points today, and they’ve been infuriatingly effective. Today, we get a glimpse of the man behind the curtain, in this… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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6 Nations Set New All-Time High Temperature Records This Year So Far – None Set Record Lows

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photo: Dionne Hartnett / CC BY Some more on global heat records so far in 2011: In the first eight months of the year six nations in the world have set new all-time high temperature records, with not a single country setting an all-time new national record low. Slightly shockingly, this is an improvement over records set by this time last summer, when 20 nations set new al… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A New Spin On The Dishwasher: A Rotating Sink/Washer Combo

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Images credit Ahhaproject Dishwashers are a real design problem; they have to adapt to all sizes and shapes of cutlery, dishes and glassware and never quite get it right. For single people or couples they are often oversized, wasting a lot of energy and water. That’s why we loved the sadly discontinued dishwasher in a sink from Kitchenaid , and find this design from Ahhaproject interesting, if unresolved…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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For Bicyclists: What To Say When Drivers Yell At You

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Comic by Rosscott So you’re cycling along and a driver zips by, chewing you out for some terrible deed you’ve committed just for being on the road on two wheels instead of four. What do you say or do that gets a dig in at the driver without drawing you into an argument or potentially bad situation? A comic by Rosscott has the answers. Click through to check them out. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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