“The decade ending in 2009 was the warmest on record, new surface temperature figures released Thursday by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration show…. 2009 was the second warmest year since 1880, when modern temperature measurement began. The warmest year was 2005. The other hottest recorded years have all occurred since 1998, NASA said.” Global […]

Laws of Nature Meet the “Free” Market (Again)

Once again, the representatives of the “free” market have sought to defy the laws of nature. This time, the venue was Copenhagen, Denmark, and the “free” marketeers think they have prevailed, but this is only round one. In the end, the laws of nature will dominate, one way or another. Both the directly corporate-controlled as […]

New pre-emptive arrest powers in Denmark in time for climate summit

The Danish parliament has passed a new law that goes into effect on 7 December that gives police the power to pre-emptively arrest people for acts of civil disobedience.  It also allows for extended custodial sentences upon arrest. Under the new powers, Danish police will be able to detain people for up to 12 hours […]