Although it may be a bit rude to put it this way, climatologist James Hansen is the high priest of global warming alarmism. He once referred to coal trains as “death trains” that would be “no less gruesome than if they were boxcars headed to crematoria, loaded with uncountable irreplaceable species.”
Tipping point alert: October 2013 may go down as the month that American public opinion decisively tipped in favor of legalizing marijuana and consigning 76 years of vicious prohibitionist reefer madness to history’s landfill.
According to the ConstructionWeekOnline website, Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese company, has broken ground for a new high-rise it is building in Changsha, China. Not exactly the world’s most exciting news story, huh?
Bad news, anti-frackers. The hills are alive with the sound of fracking. According to a recently published report by Leonardo Maugeri, an energy expert at the Kennedy School of Government, fracking isn’t just for shale oil and gas any more. It seems that everyone in the oil patch is doing it — and what’s more, they’ve been doing it for years.