The Looming Foreclosure Crisis: As the Fed Runs Out of Bullets, Local Governments Are Stepping In

Mortgage debt overhang from the housing bust has meant lack of middle-class spending power and consumer demand, preventing the economy from growing. The problem might be fixed by a new approach from the Fed. But if the Fed won’t act, counties will, as seen in the latest developments on eminent …

Jordan’s wind project neglects massive European bird migration

Jordan’s wind project neglects massive European bird migration Jordan’s Tafila wind power plant just got financed with almost $300 million. Great news for energy poor Jordan, but bad news for the birds. The problem is that no outside party really thought about the birds: the turbines are being constructed along one …

Science Daily – October 11th

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Complex relationship between phosphorus levels, nitrogen removal in lakes New antiviral response discovered in mammals Innate virus-killing power discovered in mammals How red crabs on Christmas Island speak for the tropics How microbes survive in freezing conditions As sea level rises, Everglades’ freshwater plants …