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Rick Edmund: February 2010

Rick Edmund: February 2010

Rick Edmund is a United Methodist church pastor in Maryland. He resides on Smith Island, which has been impacted by rising sea-level and in 2007 testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment about climate change and the Chesapeake Bay.

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Winter storms don't debunk global warming

Here on Smith Island in the Chesapeake Bay we have recently experienced three storms with blizzard conditions in just two weeks. Much of the rest of the mid-Atlantic area of the United States has seen similar situations, and some areas have accumulated up to 6 feet of snow this winter.

By Rick Edmund | February 19, 2010; 12:29 PM ET | Comments (18)

Nuclear energy in Obama's budget

Nuclear energy is like a cousin whom you'd like to be around, but they have one nasty habit that turns you off. If only we could figure out a way to get rid of the radioactive waste from power plants!

By Rick Edmund | February 12, 2010; 01:25 PM ET | Comments (12)

Competition and capitalism

One of the great things about a country that uses capitalism as its economic basis is that multiple companies compete with one another to give the best product or service at the lowest cost to the consumer.

By Rick Edmund | February 3, 2010; 11:21 AM ET | Comments (2)

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