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Gore in Florida, Again

Article: Gore in Florida, Again

Al Gore has returned to the campaign trail in Florida, the state he lost to George W. Bush by 500 votes in 2000 after the Supreme Court stopped the ballot recount. The New York Times [thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com] reports this time Gore was speaking on behalf of Barack Obama, and was doing so sans Powerpoint. The vice-president…

Exotic Cockroaches Appear in Florida

Article: Exotic Cockroaches Appear in Florida

GAINESVILLE, Florida, October 9, 2008 (ENS) – Several new cockroach species are entering Florida, warn Phil Koehler and Roberto Pereira, insect researchers with University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. They say exotic roaches such as the Turkestan cockroach hitchhike into the state on gear brought back by members of the armed forces…

21 U.S. Cities to Measure and Report Carbon Emissions

Article: 21 U.S. Cities to Measure and Report Carbon Emissions

OAKLAND, California, August 11, 2008 (ENS) – Some of the largest U.S. cities will report their greenhouse gas emissions for the first time in a program that will demonstrate to companies, investors and the general public how cities are dealing with the risks and opportunities climate change presents. Twenty-one cities were announced today, with at…