New analysis shows that the science underpinning the global treaty aiming to stop average temperatures rising more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels urgently needs more research,...
The former U.S. vice president will descend on Victoria September 29, then cross the Georgia Strait for an engagement that evening in Vancouver. After his address, expected to focus on daily actions to combat climate change, the audience will be treated to high tea at the venerable Empress Hotel.
What do you do if you are an oil-industry sweetheart of a 'news group' and you need to challenge climate science?
Be smug and use sarcasm of course. Newsbusters.org wrote a criticism within a criticism, taking to task the New York Times' 2 reviews of a new film on global warming's effects on polar bears, called 'Arctic Tale'.
Apparently 2 glowing reviews of the movie in less than a week was enough to get columnist Noel Sheppard at NewsBusters a little hot under the collar.
A column in a Seattle newspaper says growing consensus on human causes of climate change has forced deniers to switch tactics, abandoning shrill demands for scientific evidence – which is ample – for “drive-by shootings” such as exaggerated estimates of energy consumption in Al Gore’s house in Tennessee, or Prince Charles flying across the Atlantic to receive an environmental award.
The DeSmog Team hit the road today and asked people to sign the Live Earth pledge.
Watch it! And then go to the Live Earth site and sign it yourself.
Gore states: “The same findings apply to the United States and many countries around the world.
There's money in pollution, Jim, and some of the carbon polluters that are not among the responsible companies, the ones that don't want any change to threaten their profits have actually been spending a good bit of money to sow this confusion…”
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An American scientist says popular photographs of the African peak’s disappearing ice cover may not be evidence of global warming, but the melting of just about every other glacier on the planet certainly is.
The former Vice President’s new book, The Assault on Reason, hit bookshelves today with a resounding message that political corruption, cronyism, secrecy and blind faith have joined forces to quell logical debate and thereby imperil the very core of American democracy.
Update #2: the Surrey School Board issued a correction late yesterday stating that: “On Monday, the Curriculum Review Committee recommended the “An Inconvenient Truth” video as an instructional resource, as per the Surrey School District's regular curriculum approval process. When the DVDs are received by the district, they will be distributed to all secondary schools.”