Closing the week with a mess of interesting links:
Gristmill's three-part series: "Are scientists overestimating -- or underestimating -- climate change?" Part I, Part II, Part III
In the wake of the past two weeks' fatal mining disasters in the US and China: Could robots replace coal miners? (Smart Mobs)
The Knight News Challenge is seeking proposals from anywhere and anyone in the world for innovative local news projects using digital technology.
EcoGeek interviews Gavin D.J. Harper, author of 50 Solar Power Projects for the Evil Genius
Low tech goodness: The Christian Science Monitor reports that Clotheslines Make a Comeback; "Right to Dry" Movement Seeks to Overturn Clothesline Bans