"Experts: Man, Nature Share Typhoon Tragedy Blame"

"Nature and man together cooked up the disaster in the Philippines. Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and, to a much lesser degree, climate change combine to make the Philippines the nation most vulnerable to killer typhoons, according to several scientific studies."

Source: AP, 11/15/2013

EPA Supporter Narrowly Beats Coal Messenger in Va. Gov. Race

"Voters in Virginia narrowly elected Democrat Terry McAuliffe for governor over Republican Ken Cuccinelli II, who differed among other things on the future of the state's coal industry. Mr. McAuliffe supported new EPA regulations on power plants that will make it difficult for new coal plants to be bought."

Source: Christian Science Monitor, 11/06/2013


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