Archive for August 24th, 2013

August 24th, 2013 - 12:42 pm § in The Ave Scene

Portland’s Teeth

Oh, Portland, don’t ever change: Portland voters choose rotten teeth over fluoridation, by a vote of 60 to 40 percent, the Oregonian 1111 × 548 –    [...]

August 24th, 2013 - 4:41 am § in Misc.

Arctic methane ‘time bomb’ could have huge economic costs

Scientists say that the release of large amounts of methane from thawing permafrost in the Arctic could have huge economic impacts for the world. The researchers estimate that the climate effects of the release of this gas could cost $60 trillion (£39 trillion), roughly the size of the global econo[...]