From National Geographic, high tech trash: Toxic components of discarded electronics are ending up overseas. From Utne, atomic dreams: How the nuclear lobby is spinning liberals, lawmakers, and grassroots environmentalists. From Grist, an article on busting the "consensus busters" of The Inhofe 400. The summer of acid rain: Molten iron raining down like cowpats; ice floes at New Orleans. The weather of 1783 was an extraordinary case of sudden climate change driven by atmospheric gases. Remember "350 parts per million": It's the number that may define our future. The year we all went green: Climate change went mainstream in 2007, but there is still a gap between the urgency of the science and our willingness to act.

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