Archive for November 30th, 2007
In brief: Chris Comer, director of science curriculum, was pushed out after she sent an e-mail promoting a local talk by the author of “Creationism’s Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design“. Comer merely sent a notice about the talk as an “FYI.” The School board tried to claim that she was dismissed (after 9 [...]
Advertisement (almost a full page ad) for a huge new casino opening soon in St. Louis, published in the November 30, 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. I didn’t know that happiness was so easily achieved. And from this ad, it appears that everyone comes out ahead at the casino.
In October 2007, James E. Hansen testified with regard to an application to build a new coal-burning plant in Iowa. Hanson is the Director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies and senior scientist in the Columbia University Earth Institute. He said some harsh things about our substantial dependence on coal: Global warming from continued [...]