Top 10 Global Weirding & Environment Stories of 2010

This is a difficult list to come up with when you cover these topics every day. There are so many big stories, many of which never even hit the mainstream media. Well, I know these are popular (I’m drawn in to them, too) and it’s always useful to reflect a little… So, here’s my Top 10 List (although, in now special order… coming up with 10 is hard enough, ordering them is a torturous task):

The 2010 U.S. Elections

While we haven’t seen the environmental impact of these elections yet, you can be sure we will. In regards to the Senate’s outright obstructionism, which is holding the welfare of U.S. citizens, the economy, and the environment hostage, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently said, “if they think it’s bad now, wait till next year.” Read more here: NY Times on GOP’s Intention to Attack EPA & Country

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