Hurricanes — can’t live with them, and can barely run away from them. But hurricane season predictions? How about we just outlaw those right now? That and today’s other top green questions asked (and perhaps answered) below:
- I Predict 100 Bad Hurricane-Season Predictions This Year: Predictions about the upcoming hurricane season are notoriously bad, reports The Wall Street Journal. So why does the MSM continue to give them big press?
- Another Day, Another Giant Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaks Off: This one is the size of New York City, reports Reuters. (Hat tip: Hill Heat.)
- Political Climate Shift? U.S. Senator Arlen Specter shocked the political world by switching parties yesterday — but what would a filibuster-proof Senate mean for climate change legislation? Environmental Capital explores, and Hill Heat reviews Specter’s voting record on the Obama Administration’s green economic proposals.
- Organic Free-Range Chicken of the Sea: Could open-ocean-farmed fish be the answer to declining fish stocks…not to mention the pollution and ecological stress caused by conventionally farmed fish? (Hat tip: Blogfish.)
- A Stitch in Time: Researchers have been able to “sew” large sponge corals to reefs — a promising new development for reef restoration, reports Journal Watch Online.
(Image: Hurricane Dean photographed near Jamaica from the space shuttle Endeavour in 2007. Credit: NASA.)
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