Friday Blog Roundup

Bloggers turn their attention to the floods in the Midwest:


At Gristmill, Ben Block of Worldwatch Institute posts a three-part series commemorating the 20th anniversary of NASA scientist James Hansen's groundbreaking testimony on global climate change.

Revere at Effect Measure posts a three-part series explaining the science behind greenhouse gases.

Mike Hall at AFL-CIO NOW is skeptical that this week's Federal Aviation Administration symposium will really do anything to address air traffic controller fatigue. 

Maggie Mahar at Health Beat tackles the difficult subject of whether we need to ration end-of-life care, and Orac at Respectful Insolence tells a personal story about explaining end-of-life choices to a patient with little time left to live.

At RH Reality Check, Deepali Gaur Singh and Masimba Biriwasha examine community HIV prevention efforts in India and Vietnam.

PalMD at denialism blog explains the risks behind the kind of sudden cardiac death that killed Tim Russert.

Sarah Bates at Science Progress explores some of land-use-planning possibilities for Western states facing a shrinking water supply. 

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