For reasons that range from economics to ethics, a confluence of Christian leaders, corporations, environmentalists and investors are turning up the heat for legislative action on global warming: Read the report in: US News & World Report
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Our colleague Ross Gelbspan shows his best side in this video of an ABC World News Tonight broadcast from last week.
With climate-related changes occurring faster than expected, scientists say we have 10 years to slash carbon fuel use – or else …
At the dawn of the automobile age, Henry Ford predicted that “ethyl alcohol is the fuel of the future.” Brazil is already there. And like any benevolent developed country, it is offering the technology free to the U.S,
George Will's column reads like a farce. He parrots arguments advanced by the industry-paid skeptics at least 10 years ago – most of which have long since been abandoned by the skeptics themselves. A fuller, more thoughtful rebuttal, published on the “Media Matters” website, follows Will's column below.
An autmotive industry number cruncher called CNW Marketing Research has announced a study which claims that, “dust to dust,” high-polluting SUV's consume less energy than high-mileage hybrids. The CNW report claims to have calculated total energy consumption in the full lifecycle of an automobile, including construction and disposal, and concluded that SUVs have an energy advantage over gas-electric hybrids.
Thanks to Erin Jeffries for spotting this piece on the seven signs of phoney science.
1. The discoverer pitches the claim directly to the media.
From the Vancouver Sun:
”We – first of all, there is – the globe is warming. The fundamental debate: Is it manmade or natural.”
– President George W. Bush, speaking in Washington on March 29, 2006