Keeping our daily non-climate news bites at three, namely, one good story: After looking like the congressional agreement on Wall St. and financial reform was a case of premature congratulations, things look to be back on track: the House passed it, and the Senate is looking like it will.
Now for the ever-present bad news...The prospects for wildlife in the Gulf took a turn for the worse. Not completely unexpected really, but mournfully bad. And also not the only bad news there, but why belabor it.
And finally, while the House managed to pass the extension to unemployment benefits, the Senate--even with a last ditch effort that almost worked--did not, before leaving for vacation. Enjoy your weekend, bloodsuckers.
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