nature http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/9434/all en Drought http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/drought <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2529" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI-Corn%20Belt.jpg?1345130084" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 16, 2012 - 11:10am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Energy Environment Government Agriculture corn corn belt drought ethanol Farming food inflation gas prices inflation nature Weather Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:14:45 +0000 julia.seymour 40922 at http://www.mrc.org The New Luddites: Time to Rage Against the Machine http://www.mrc.org/commentary/new-luddites-time-rage-against-machine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Drop that plastic spork (it's made from petroleum), let your babies go <a href="http://www.diaperfreebaby.org/">diaper-free</a> (ewww!), give up air travel and join the movement. Defining "the movement" might be a wee bit tricky, but it's there and if you have a heart (brain not required) and haven't bathed recently, then why not go extreme green?</p> <br /> <p>Mother Nature has finally met her match - mankind. And if we don't alter our everyday lives, _______ will happen and all nearly 7 billion of us will die.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/new-luddites-time-rage-against-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business mankind nature people Wed, 28 Sep 2011 19:07:00 +0000 admin 29959 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Sidebars<br /><a title="Fire and Ice Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">Fire and Ice: Executive Summary</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_climchange.asp">U.S. Funds Nearly $4 Billion in Climate-Change Research</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_timeswarns.asp">The Times Warms to Cooling</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 01:03:00 +0000 admin 30586 at http://www.mrc.org Today Show Defends Letterman's 'Joke' http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-show-defends-lettermans-joke <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/catherine-maggio">Catherine Maggio</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >NBC host Matt Lauer interviewed Sarah Palin on June 12, and defended comedian David Letterman and his joke about the statutory rape of Palin's daughter by baseball player Alex Rodriguez.  </p> <br /> <p >When Palin began to condemn the joke as wildly inappropriate and offensive, Lauer defended Letterman: “Since David Letterman's not here, let me just say that he did not mention Willow by name, and he then went on to say he was not referring to your 14-year-old daughter,” as though to Lauer the excuse diminished the vile nature of Letterman's joke.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/today-show-defends-lettermans-joke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Politics daughter letterman lettermans nature Fri, 12 Jun 2009 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28649 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/r-warren-anderson">R. Warren Anderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td rowspan="2" width="447" height="112" align="left" valign="top"> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Wed, 17 May 2006 18:56:00 +0000 admin 30561 at http://www.mrc.org Destroying America To Save The World http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/destroying-america-save-world <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/Destroying_America_To_Save_The_World_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/destroying-america-save-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1997 2001 2002 2004 abc academy accepted action administration agreement american analyzed anchor appeared august back based basic big billion blamed briefs broadcast bush business cable called cbs channel choices climate CNN consensus consequences Copenhagen cost Costs coverage cut data Debate didnt discussed earth economic economy emissions energy environmental essential estimates evidence expert experts explained fact force Fox general global groups half heat impact include included including information institute issue issues january jerry john Journalists Kyoto list lowest made major make March mentioned moran nations nature NBC network networks news note oil ongoing opposition pact percent point policy potential president problem programs protocol question questions quote rarely recently report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports research resolution resources robert roberts Science sciences scientific scientists Senate show shows signing simply singer solar states stories story studied study theory things treaty united View vote warmer warming Weather world year Tue, 09 Nov 2004 02:48:00 +0000 admin 30539 at http://www.mrc.org