Darren Samuelsohn

Dec. 12, 2008

Obama Environmental Appointments

We'll talk about President-elect Obama's choices for key environmental posts, including Secretary of Energy and the head of the EPA.

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Jun. 06, 2008

Climate Change Legislation Fails in Senate

This week, the US Senate took up debate on proposed climate change legislation -- but the bill failed to win the needed number of votes to avoid a filibuster and was pulled from the floor.

climate change, global warming, policy

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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