Friday, November 25, 2011

2010 Atmospheric carbon dumping exceeds IPCC "worst case scenario"

Biggest jump ever seen in global warming gases - Yahoo! News: "Even though global warming skeptics have attacked the climate change panel as being too alarmist, scientists have generally found their predictions too conservative, Reilly said. He said his university worked on emissions scenarios, their likelihood, and what would happen. The IPCC's worst case scenario was only about in the middle of what MIT calculated are likely scenarios."

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

No bus, no job

Common Connections: The Importance of Public Transportation for College Students and Seniors in Massachusetts - MASSPIRG: "•Public transportation links students and seniors to jobs, health care and community activities. An informal survey of 1,373 Massachusetts college students by MASSPIRG Student Chapters found that, of students with jobs, 48 percent use public transportation to get to their jobs very often or sometimes. Meanwhile, transit can provide seniors with a means to remain engaged in their communities, countering the isolation that often comes with aging."

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Student Bill of Rights calls for free #transit

GoLocalProv | News | Aaron Regunberg: RI Students Left Out of Education Reform Debate: "Students know they can learn, but they also know that being homeless or sick or hungry or without access to transportation makes it a hell of a lot harder to do so, and to dismiss that reality is ignorant and offensive."

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