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dirtMan-made global warming is blamed for a myriad of environmental woes, from floods in Jakarta to drought in Australia, from record highs in Vietnam to snowfall in Baghdad. Global warming's latest crime is allegedly increasing the amount of dust in the Earth's atmosphere.

In the midst of the push for environmental regulation in connection with the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared carbon dioxide — a substance produced by human respiration, among other means — a danger to public health. However, it appears that the EPA has a far more tolerant view to mercury, arsenic, and lead, since it is encouraging American farmers to spread these and other heavy metals on their fields.

reading newspaperThe Associated Press (AP) was caught misleading readers with biased and inaccurate coverage of the Climategate scandal in an article entitled “Science not faked, but not pretty” that was carried by hundreds of publications.

Schmidt with ObamaPresident Barack Obama on December 22 named Howard Schmidt, an Internet security expert with experience in both the private sector and government, as the White House cybersecurity coordinator.

If UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has his way (and why shouldn’t he?), multi-national green shirts will march around the globe in their bio-degradable boots rooting out and punishing those who have committed the 21st Century’s greatest crime against the new world order: environmental disregard.

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