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Nuclear Waste to be Stored at Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Nuclear Waste to be Stored at Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain

The Department of Energy withdrew its decades-old application to turn Yucca Mountain in Nevada into a permanent nuclear waste storage facility, but quickly replaced it with a new site: Big Thunder Mountain at Disneyland.

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Maldives Orders a “Shit-Ton” of Sandbags

Monday, February 22, 2010

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Maldives Orders a “Shit-Ton” of Sandbags

An international purchase agreement revealed yesterday that the low-lying island nation of the Maldives has ordered an extremely large number of sandbags from multiple companies in the United States and Europe. A representative of the Maldives government responded to an e-mail question of what the bags are for as follows: "We are expecting a bit of flooding."

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Editorial: We Were Wrong When We Called IPCC’s Pachauri a Testicle

Thursday, February 11, 2010

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Editorial: We Were Wrong When We Called IPCC’s Pachauri a Testicle

Not so long ago, the TreeHumper investigative team did some in-depth reporting on the ClimateFence scandal. One of our revelations was that the chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri is actually "one half of a set of anthropomorphized testicles." Like any good journalist or human being, we can man up to it and say: We were wrong.

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Senator McConnell Goes Into Real Lions’ Den, Doesn’t Come Out

Saturday, January 30, 2010

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Senator McConnell Goes Into Real Lions’ Den, Doesn’t Come Out

In an effort to match President Obama's show of bipartisanship when he spoke to and fielded questions from Republican House leaders on Friday, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R—Ken.) took a symbolic and apparently fatal approach.

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Poll: Majority, But Not Supermajority, Wants to Save the Planet

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Poll: Majority, But Not Supermajority, Wants to Save the Planet

A new poll of more than 5,000 people from around the country found that only a majority actually care about protecting the environment. Without the required supermajority, though, it will be impossible to move forward on all planet-saving measures.

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Cape Wind Stalled By Tribe’s Spiritual Need For Cheap Craps Tables

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Cape Wind Stalled By Tribe’s Spiritual Need For Cheap Craps Tables

The latest hiccup in a decade-long battle over the Cape Wind project comes from the Mashpee Wampanoag nation, who claim that the 130 turbines that would be built in Nantucket Sound would hinder their ancient tradition of greeting the sunrise while lying naked on piles of casino profits.

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An Inconvenient Tooth and Other Overshadowed Annoyances

Thursday, January 14, 2010

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An Inconvenient Tooth and Other Overshadowed Annoyances

Truth is not the only inconvenient thing in the world. Here are a few that have been forgotten amidst the hype.

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Editorial: I’m Really Fucking Cold Right Now

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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Editorial: I’m Really Fucking Cold Right Now

The deniers have been out in force recently, trumpeting about how the extended cold snap in many parts of the world is evidence that global warming is a myth. I am well aware of the convincing scientific arguments as to why that is utter nonsense, and that the last decade was the hottest ever recorded, and all of that. Really, I am. But I have to tell you: I am just freezing my fucking nuts off right now.

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Going Greenish in 2010: 10 Environmental New Year’s Resolutions

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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Going Greenish in 2010: 10 Environmental New Year’s Resolutions

So you've decided to go a bit greener in 2010. Good for you! But since you're obviously a bit of a clueless bandwagon jumper, TreeHumper is here to provide some help on what you can do to help save the planet and put off our inevitable colonization of Mars.

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Large Deposit of Denier Fuel Discovered in Peruvian Andes

Monday, December 14, 2009

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Large Deposit of Denier Fuel Discovered in Peruvian Andes

Climate change deniers of the world rejoiced yesterday when Exxon-Mobil announced the discovery of a large deposit of denier fuel in Peru. The deposit, which preliminary estimates say could power the denial movement for at least another 15 years, lies underground about three hundred kilometers east of the Andean city of Cuzco.

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