El Nino: El Nino means 2010 will be hot, regardless of what climate deniers will tell you.
Moot Point: Climate deniers continue to insist warming’s a hoax. Also, moon landing.
Ships Ahoy: Rising sea levels (16″ by 2050) are threatening California ports. [Los Angeles Times]
Shifting Blame: Lieberman’s partially right on public option cost-shifting, but still mostly wrong.
Unfit to Be Tied: New bill would outlaw physically restraining special needs students.
Waste of Space: With no national repository, more nuclear waste is stored stateside. [Star Tribune]
Climate Options: A treaty at Copenhagen might be less effective than direct political action.
Closing the Deal: Likely outcome for healthcare is weak public option, but it’s better than none.
Backing Off: Dems aren’t standing their ground on the public option.
Costly Credits: Carbon offset credit fraud has cost 5 million euros in lost tax revenue. [Planet Ark]