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G.O.P. Takes Aim at E.P.A.

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Federal agency emerges as favorite target of Republican presidential candidates

G.O.P. presidential candidates, in a race to gain favor among Republican primary voters, have found a common enemy in the Environmental Protection Agency. Almost across the board, Republican hopefuls are portraying the E.P.A. as a symbol of alleged Obaman over-regulation and a roadblock to economic recovery. Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, Herman Cain — all have......read more

The Ice Woman Cometh

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From melting ice caps to volcanic hot springs, Roni Horn's art is inspired by Iceland's shifting landscape.

New York artist Roni Horn makes sculptures, drawings, photographs, and books informed by her frequent excursions to Iceland. The island nation's volatile geology, the volcanoes and the hot springs, the ice and the sea, suffuse Horn's work, which deals with metaphors of climate change and shifting identity. In one piece, columns of glacier water harken the core samples drilled by climate......read more

Cauliflower Soup

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A simple, smooth winter veg soup from Chez Panisse chef Paul Bertolli

Plain as it may be, this Cauliflower Soup surprises with its sweet and silky smoothness. Created by Paul Bertolli, the co-author of Chez Panisse Cooking with food activist and chef Alice Waters, the simple soup is the perfect antidote to a winter that won't go away. Slideshow recipe here. (via Wilder Quarterly)  Photo: James Ransom...read more

Beautiful Photos of 'Another Place' by Paul Sutton

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UK photographer captures Antony Gormley sculptures in all their glory

Off the shores of Crosby Beach in northwest England, a series of life-size figurative sculptures stand in the shallows staring at the sea. The cast-iron figures are part of Another Place, an installation by British artist Antony Gormley. Now, the keen eyes at Colossal alert us to these striking photos of the installation by Paul Sutton, who spent the past few months capturing the sculptures amid......read more

The Clash's Paul Simonon Arrested for Oil Rig Occupation

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Rock star went undercover with Greenpeace to protest Arctic drilling

Greenpeace has revealed that veteran rock bassist (The Clash, Gorillaz) Paul Simonon was among the activists arrested in June for occupying an Arctic oil rig. Simonon had joined the Greenpeace crew anonymously, working as an assistant cook. The oil rig, operated by Cairn Energy, one of Europe's largest oil and gas companies, was boarded on June 3 by the Greenpeacers, who demanded that the......read more

Paul Shiakallis: This Was My Park

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South African photographer documents fires in Johannesburg parks

Johannesburg photographer Paul Shiakallis comes by his profession honestly. At the tender age of 15, his father showed him how to use a camera and Shiakallis took to it quickly. After covering events for his high school newspaper, he attended journalism school then found himself assisting professional photographers for five years. Now on his own, Shiakallis has a wide-ranging portfolio......read more

Paul Octavious: Lean With It

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Chicago-based photographer snaps lopsided trees and people

Photographer Paul Octavious has gotten plenty of blog love for his Book Collection series, in which he shoots books in super creative ways. His new series, Lean With It, which we spotted on The Fox Is Black, is completely different but just as wildly creative. The Connecticut-born, Chicago-based photographer located various trees growing at strange angles, then got friends to pose next to them at......read more

Salt Land

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Saltmarshes of Guerande photographed by Paul Morin

In the boggy region around Guerande, a medieval town on the Breton coast of northwest France, the seawater circulates inland via a vast network of canals and basins. When the tide retreats, the sun and wind work to evaporate the water, crystallizing the salt into maybe the most highly prized sea salt in the world: Fleur de Sel de Guérande. Photographer Paul Morin visited Guerande and......read more

Krugman Blames 'Anti-Intellectualism' for Climate Denial

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Economist slams irrational opposition to action on climate

The environmentalist community has a tendency to blame climate inaction on the funding and lobbying efforts of fossil fuel companies. In his latest op-ed for the New York Times, famed economist Paul Krugman argues that while it's true that monied interests like the Koch brothers aggravate the issue by funding climate denialism, the real reason for the government's failure to address emissions is......read more

The Sustainability Paradox

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As environmental awareness increases, so too does the depletion of ecosystems and natural resources

While the term "sustainability" and the values it implies have gone mainstream, global atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide yet continue to rise, as do per-capita consumptions rates in developed and developing counties. "Consumer cultures" in places like the U.S. apparently die hard. Meanwhile, a warming planet dissolves ecosystems and life-sustaining natural cycles and resources like......read more

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