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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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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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Local Cannibal Cites the High Carbon Cost of Eating Beef

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

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Local Cannibal Cites the High Carbon Cost of Eating Beef

In an era when eating organically, locally and chemical-free have become lasting trends, Andrew Glick of Carsonville, North Carolina, has found an elegant way to go about it: he eats people.

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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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Impact of the Copenhagen Accord: Fake Quotes From Real People

Monday, December 21, 2009

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Impact of the Copenhagen Accord: Fake Quotes From Real People

Reactions to the last-minute Copenhagen Accord "signed" recently have ranged from dismissive to depressed to masturbatory. Here are some of those reactions, kinda.

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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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ClimateFence: Anatomy of a Scandal

Friday, December 11, 2009

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ClimateFence: Anatomy of a Scandal

Like so many people out there, we here at TreeHumper were deeply disturbed — deeply disturbed — by the revelations of possible massaging of data by climate experts at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. We dispatched our team of investigators to get to the bottom of the impropriety, and they’ve responded [...]

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Roadmap to Copenhagen: Turn Left at Hamburg

Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Roadmap to Copenhagen: Turn Left at Hamburg

If you need help finding your way to COP15 in Copenhagen, this handy roadmap will lead you all the way from 1950 into the land of the Danes.

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Enviro Groups to Cows: Stop Farting So Much

Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Enviro Groups to Cows: Stop Farting So Much

A coalition of several large environmental advocacy groups posted an open letter to the cows of the world asking them to hold in their flatulent methane emissions. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, and cow farts contain a lot of it, thereby contributing heavily to global warming.

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