The Blinch Who Stole the News: Your Weekly News Update

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailAnother week of interesting reads from here and abroad. Economics, climate change, something for the bookish set and even entries to warm your heart. I also included the Rolling Stones article, now infamous for its controversial cover.

I post this news roundup feature each Sunday on my site. I also have a weekly newsletter with even more stuff. Drop me a line if you would like to be added at: russblinch(at)


Jahar’s World-RollingStone
Some Thoughts on Mercy-Sun Magazine
China is hitting a wall, with nasty downsides for the rest of us-NYT
NASA: Globally, June Was Second Warmest On Record
Close to home: Things climate change may ruin-HuffPost
Elon Musk unveils plans for Hyperloop transportation system-Inhabitat
Reuters Is Openly Hostile To Climate Coverage-Think Progress
Wind stops blowing? Next generation Wind turbines got it covered-TP

Interesting Times interview with Yellow Birds author, Kevin Powers
Great read: Lunch with the FT: Cory Doctorow   

Britain lays out red carpet for fracking-Guardian
China’s Feud With West on Solar Leads to Tax-NYT
Thin film PV breakthrough may cut solar costs by one third-RE 

That’s Cool
Lac-Mégantic survivors invited to Paul McCartney Quebec show-CBC
Great video: Drone captures spectacular views of Niagara Falls-Huff Post

Copy Carbon
If US Military can Embrace Renewables, We Can Too-Blinch

Dramatic Flooding in Sichuan, China-Climate Slate






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