Roundup 2/11: Attention Getters Edition

A climate scientist disputes that he ever said, "Unless we announce disasters, no one will listen," a quote global warming skeptics have attributed to him for years.

More than 14 years after being shut down because of an accident and botched coverup, Japan’s prototype fast breeder reactor, called Monju, got the okay to resume test operations. The Citizens' Nuclear Information Center, a Japanese antinuclear group, says Monju’s use of plutonium makes a restart like playing Russian roulette.

Eight hundred fifty churches, synagogues, and mosques this weekend will celebrate the fifth annual Evolution Weekend to explore the "compatibility of religion and science," organizers say.