Can’t argue with real, practical science – recording yields of tea over last 200 years plus. If they are concerned and saying they have noticed change – IT IS TRUE – climate deniers! Tea Party take notice! You tea is going to cost more and not as good!
Climate change leaves Assam tea growers in hot water
Rising temperatures reducing yields and altering distinctive flavour of India’s most popular drink
The Tea Board of India said it had recorded a steady decline in tea production in recent years. In 2007, Assam produced 512,000 tonnes of tea. By 2008 this had declined to 487,000 tonnes, with estimated production in 2009 down again to 445,000. A further decrease is expected this year.
Texas Latinos poised to disrupt the power of Caucasian Lone Star Republicans
LatinaLista.net — It’s been almost comical reading just how giddy Texas Republicans are at the prospect of gaining four more seats in Congress. There’s only one problem — those seats aren’t their’s for the taking.
“Hispanics will dominate two or three of the new Texas districts.”
Nothing Beck says is really of any importance or should it be taken serious but… there are people who actually believe he is telling the truth – so now and then it is worthwhile to point out his grosser lies.
Assessing Muslim Terrorism: Lies, Damn Lies and Glenn Beck’s Statistics
Are you prepared to believe there are 157 million Muslim terrorists in the world? You have a choice: You can take Fox News commentator and radio host Glenn Beck’s word for it — or you can insist on proof.
“Beck wondered why this wasn’t receiving any media coverage,” he said. “Well, let me suggest one reason. It is total nonsense — a figure made up by Glenn Beck with absolutely no basis in fact.”
This morning, 22 members of Congress and a large number of other conservatives signed on to a public statement attacking the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for listing several anti-gay religious right organizations as hate groups.
The statement, whose signatories included House Speaker-Designate John Boehner and the governors of Louisiana, Minnesota and Virginia,
This is the true story of my mother’s fourth Christmas – the last one she would spend with her mother. It’s also a story about how gifts outlast the giver and provide memories of people you never really “knew,” except through stories.
Blue Fin, Yellow Fin, Skipjack – way overfished for sandwiches and your cat! Take a look at how tuna starts maybe that will help convince you too – it bleeds just like you, it resists dying for your lunch, or dinner.
Until recently the Pacific was the home to the world’s last abundant tuna fisheries, but there are now serious problems facing Pacific tuna. Bigeye and yellowfin tuna are already in serious trouble, and even skipjack, once thought of as virtually limitless, is now in decline and being caught at a rate that is not sustainable in the long term.
Culture War is Class War disguised. The Wealthy Elite--the "Filthy Rich"--foment Culture War in society to distract and cover their real economic motives. Culture War, Class War explores the resulting cultural divide--how it was instigated and kept alive for fifty years in America by certain elite powers and how and why they choose to benefit while tearing families in two and keeping America paralyzed.