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The Planet Just Had Its Warmest August On Record

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:30

HUFF POST GREEN September 15, 2014 by Nick Visser

This past August was the warmest since records began in 1881, according to new data released by NASA. The latest readings continue a series of record or near-record breaking months. May of this year was also the warmest in recorded history.

Proposed Texas Textbooks Distort Climate Change Facts

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:30

National Center for Science Education September 15, 2014

One textbook absurdly portrays advocacy group as a science authority

An examination of how proposed social studies textbooks for Texas public schools address climate change reveals distortions and bias that misrepresent the broad scientific consensus on the phenomenon.

Extreme Solar Storm Streaking Towards Earth

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:47

CBS NEWS September 11, 2014

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WASHINGTON -- An extreme solar storm is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say.

Climate Change Accelerating Death of Western Forests

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:23

USA TODAY September 10, 2014 by Trevor Hughes

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NEW EXCLUSIVE FACTNET SERIES WITH INTERACTIVE COMMENTS! SCIENTOLOGY: RELIGION OR INTELLIGENCE AGENCY ? PART 1 OUT OF 3.....

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:29

Editors query: "What intelligence agencies in what country or countries are now using (hacking,) Scientology's data collection networks or data transfer or, on and offline data storage facilities to augment their intelligence activities for collecting private and intimidating information on foreign nationals that would be near impossible for them and their field agents to collect?"

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