InsideClimateNews.org — Conservative groups at the forefront of global warming skepticism are doubling down on trying to discredit the next big report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In recent weeks, they've been cranking out a stream of op-eds, blogs and reports to sow doubt in the public's mind before the report is published, with no end in sight.
Lines formed outside a Boston courtroom hours before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of the first deadly terrorist bombing in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001, is to enter a plea on charges he killed three Boston Marathon spectators and shot a police officer to death.
A judge approved the appointment of the lawyer who represented convicted 1996 Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph to the legal defense team of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
In Robert Heinlein’s classic novella “The Man Who Sold the Moon,” an entrepreneur raises money for a lunar expedition by warning a soft-drink company that, without its support, he might have to turn to a competitor that will pay him to display its logo on the surface, where it will be visible from Earth.