Eco-News Roundup: Friday November 12

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Coal Forever: An article says coal’s not on its way out, not here or in Asia.

The Truth is Out There: And yet politicians still deny global warming.

Drink Coke: Taste tests show it’s the label that counts, not what’s in it.

Cut ‘Til it Hurts: Social Security and Medicare cuts are coming, but how deep?

Smackdown: With a GOP House majority, climate regulation faces a hard fight.

Come Hard or Go Home: Climate scientists need to play hardball with politicians.

Bear With Us: American Family Association exec declares war on bears. Rar!

 

 

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