Monday, September 22, 2014

Climate Change Protesters Tangle With Police at Wall St. - NYTimes.com

Climate Change Protesters Tangle With Police at Wall St. - NYTimes.com:



"About 100 climate change protesters were arrested on Monday as hundreds marched through the streets of Lower Manhattan, at one point clashing with the police as they tried to push through barricades sealing off Wall Street."



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A Future as Clouded as Their Past - NYTimes.com

A Future as Clouded as Their Past - NYTimes.com:



 "We won’t ever know what the Anasazi were thinking on the eve of the 13th century when they abandoned the cities they had worked so long to build on the Colorado Plateau. The reasons had something to do with climate — a great drought and, perhaps on top of that, a mini ice age. If that wasn’t enough to defeat a thriving culture, there was the turmoil that came from just not knowing. Why were the sky and earth behaving so strangely? Why wasn’t the old magic working anymore?"



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On Warmer Planet, Range of Soil Microbes May Change - NYTimes.com

On Warmer Planet, Range of Soil Microbes May Change - NYTimes.com:



"TEMPE, Ariz. — Even the microbes, it seems, may be on the move."



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Carbon Dioxide, Building Block of Life, Best in Moderation - NYTimes.com

Carbon Dioxide, Building Block of Life, Best in Moderation - NYTimes.com:



 "Every year, Americans dispose of about 1,000 pounds of garbage apiece — the coffee grounds, takeout containers, candy wrappers, used Huggies, empty syringes and old sock monkey puppets we entrust to our local sanitation workers and never think about again."



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Biden to Hispanics: Obama Will Act on Immigration - NYTimes.com

Biden to Hispanics: Obama Will Act on Immigration - NYTimes.com:



 "WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot.""



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Portland Man Hides in Church to Avoid Deportation - NYTimes.com

Portland Man Hides in Church to Avoid Deportation - NYTimes.com:



"PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland community activist originally from El Salvador has spent the weekend hidden in a church after immigration authorities tried to detain him last week."



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Missing Afghan Soldiers Are Found at Canadian Border - NYTimes.com

Missing Afghan Soldiers Are Found at Canadian Border - NYTimes.com:



 "Three Afghan soldiers in the United States on a training exercise were located Monday at a Canadian border crossing near Niagara Falls, two days after disappearing from a Massachusetts shopping mall, officials said Monday."



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