Here are the top environmental links folks are Digging today:

The Guardian: "Climate change experts 'lose faith' in renewable technology"

The Anchorage Daily News: "Exxon Valdez spill payments reach claimants"

• Flickr [photo]: "A New Argument for Environmentalism"

• Planetsave: "The Top 10 Victories for the Environmental Movement in 2008"

The (St. Louis) Riverfront Times: "Sustainable Bacon: Old-School Hog Farming Stages a Comeback"

Russell McLendon ( @russmclendon ) writes about humans and other wildlife.