Translating the G20 “Triumph”

The G-20 meeting in London was widely considered a triumph for Barack Obama and the West. (Even Paul Krugman said so.) The Guardian's George Monbiot sees it differently, He writes: Here is the text of the G20 communique, in compressed form. "We, the Leaders of the Group of Twenty, will use every cent we don'tContinue reading “Translating the G20 “Triumph””

Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapses

Can we appreciate the bluntness of Seth Borenstein’s reporting for the AP on this? I can…note the factual but alarming phrases he uses, such as "suddenly" "collapses" "risk" "runaway" "global warming" and "British scientist." No false balance in this story. WASHINGTON — A chunk of Antarctic ice about seven times the size of Manhattan suddenlyContinue reading “Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapses”