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  • Scientists look to create ‘Problem-Free Cow’ with less emissions

    04/10/2014 11:38:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    Conservative Action Alerts ^ | April 9, 2014 | The Blog
    According to a fact sheet published by the White House late last month, part of the Obama Administration’s effort to curb greenhouse gases involves cutting “cow emissions.”The executive announcement has since boosted an interest in researching technology to accomplish the Administration’s environmental goals.The Financial Times reports that scientists now have a renewed interest in developing “a next-generation creature whose greenhouse gas emissions would be cut by anti-methane pills, burp scanners and gas backpacks.”The Cow of the Future Project, directed by Juan Tricarico, is looking for a “star athlete” of the bovine world, says FT. He says the Administration’s latest environmental...
  • HHS:'Telework' Gives Gov't Employees More Time for 'Planning and Preparing Healthy Meals'

    05/18/2013 9:40:07 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies
    HHS:'Telework' Gives Gov't Employees More Time for 'Planning and Preparing Healthy Meals' May 17, 2013 By Terence P. Jeffrey ( - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it wants as many as 20 percent of its workers to "telework," use an "alternative work schedule," or do both, in order to "reduce green house gas emissions," decrease "employee stress," and give these government workers more time for "planning and preparing healthy meals." So says one of the HHS "performance measures" detailed in an appendix to the department's latest strategic plan. HHS's performance measure "4.D.05" says: "Increase the percent...
  • A Millennia-Long Greenhouse Disaster

    01/28/2009 12:15:11 AM PST · by neverdem · 12 replies · 659+ views
    Science NOW Daily News ^ | 26 January 2009 | Richard A. Kerr
    Enlarge ImageDry so long. Models call for Dust Bowl-like dryness (purples and reds) around the globe and to the end of the millennium. Credit: S. Solomon et al., PNAS Early Edition (January 2009) Climate scientists have painted an unpleasant picture of the end of this century if humankind keeps spewing climate-changing gases into the atmosphere. Now they are pointing out that the ill effects won't be going away for a long, long time. The carbon dioxide we're emitting this century is so slow to disappear and climate so slow to respond, they say, that the effects felt in a...