Canadian Blog Awards - final round of voting

Thanks so much to all of you who voted for DeSmogBlog in the first round of voting.

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In US South, Drought Spooks the Nukes!


Nuclear reactors across the Southeast could be forced to throttle back or temporarily shut down later this year because drought is drying up the rivers and lakes that supply power plants with the awesome amounts of cooling water they need to operate.

Looking for a Sustainable Role Model for the US? Think Latvia

From the New York Times: 

A new international ranking of environmental performance puts the United States at the bottom of the Group of 8 industrialized nations and 39th among the 149 countries on the list.

European nations dominate the top places in the ranking, which evaluates sanitation, greenhouse gas emissions, agricultural policies, air pollution and 20 other measures. 

Toronto Event: Icebergs to Sand Dunes - Our Changing Planet

If you're in the Toronto area you might be interested in attending this great event put together by the Royal St. George's College Parent's Guild Speaker Series, called “Icebergs to Sand Dunes – Our Changing Planet.”

Americans For Balanced Energy Choices "Clean Coal" PR Spin Campaign Revealed

So what does a multi-million dollar PR campaign trying to put a green shiny face on the dirtiest energy sector look like?


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