Manic Panic: Your enviro-PANIQuiz for the week 

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This week’s Pre-Apocalypse News & Info Quiz (PANIQuiz) brought to you by Michael and Jim, the ApocaDocs.

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This Week's PANIQuestions (Answers below):

1. What will be lost if Canada doubles its current tar sands production?
a. 740,000 acres of boreal forest
b. Double digit unemployment
c. Inuit dignity
d. Hundreds of polar bears
e. Bill McKibben's faith

2. What is presidential candidate Jon Huntsman criticizing his fellow
Republicans about?
a. Being stubborn.
b. Being Republicans.
c. Being anti-science.
d. Being anti-liberal.
e. Being numbskulls.

3. What harm may nickel nanoparticles cause?
a. Depression
b. Kidney failure
c. Lung cancer
d. Early senility
e. Leukemia

4. What do scientists fear Roundup is damaging?
a. Farmers
b. Cowboy iconography
c. Their reputations
d. The soil itself
e. Crops

5. What was fortunately intercepted at a US airport?
a. An Emerald Ash Borer
b. A terrorist
c. Ebola
d. The Khapra beetle
e. An Asian carp

6. As president, what would Mitt Romney do about carbon emissions?
a. He would not place restrictions on them.
b. He would require they be sequestered.
c. He would outlaw them.
d. He doesn't believe in them.
e. He would place restrictions on them.

7. What is a BP security guard under investigation for?
a. Causing a pipe leak.
b. Talking to reporters.
c. Publicly yearning for The Rapture.
d. Blowing the whistle on BP.
e. Killing a polar bear.


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Jim Poyser is Executive Director of Earth Charter Indiana, a statewide organization that was one of over two dozen nonprofit partners in Greening the Statehouse. A former managing editor of NUVO, he won HEC’s Environmentalist of the Year Award in 2013.
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