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  1. #1 Eagle Scouts To Offer Global Warming Merit Badges… 
    Super Moderator bijou's Avatar
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    Newest Merit Badges — Coming Soon


    Estimated release: 2013 Jamboree with a July 15 earn date.
    Note: This merit badge will be Eagle-required. Scouts must earn either this or Environmental Science.
    Requirements: TBD
    Description: A badge to teach Scouts about climate change, species extinction, resource extraction, green chemistry, recycling, and zero-waste manufacturing.

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    Senior Member Janice's Avatar
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    Badges for being stupid?

    So the left has totally taken over the scouts now?
    Liberalism is just communism sold by the drink.
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    PORCUS STAPHUS ADMIN Rockntractor's Avatar
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    Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
    Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
    Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
    21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes
    And clever in their own sight! Isaiah 5:20-21 NASB

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    Senior Member LukeEDay's Avatar
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    Aren't the Boy Scouts right wing? With such being the case, that is a useless award.
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    I love my God, my country, my flag, and my troops ....
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    Power CUer noonwitch's Avatar
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    I'm sure Girl Scouts has some type of equal badge, at this point in time. We didn't have an ecology badge in the 70s, when I was a GS, but we had ecology types of lessons worked into our outdoor badges-hiking, camping,etc. It was definitely a theme at GS camp.
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    Ancient Fire Breather Retread's Avatar
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    I came to Texas as soon as I could
    Ecology and sustainability are one thing and are both valuable learnings. AGW on the other hand is downright off-the-charts stupidity.

    And as to right or left? Don't forget the acceptance of the new pink scout to the camp. Next will be the reinstatement of the gay scoutmaster.
    It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
    A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Gandhi
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