Eco-News Roundup: Friday, January 8

| Fri Jan. 8, 2010 8:05 AM EST

Ka-Boom: EPA study reveals blowing up mountains is pretty hard on mountains.

Dead System Walking: Major law institute finds death penalty corrupt, but changes unlikely.

Cat Crash: Fifteen percent of endangered cougars in Florida lost to car crashes. [MongaBay]

Winds of Change: Cape Wind turbine farm suffers setback, big energy companies cheer.

Retirement, Sort of: Sen. Byron Dorgan's retirement plans include private sector energy work.

Autism Risk: Study finds clusters of autism...in kids of white, highly-educated parents. [Planet Ark]

Whole Truth: Whole Foods CEO John Mackey believes in organic lettuce, but not global warming.

 

 

 

 

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