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Mon, 2007-03-26 10:17Bill Miller
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China, Norway and UN sign deal to combat climate change

The two nations and the UN Development Program have agreed to attack the effects of global warming in China’s rural areas, including the melting of glaciers in Tibet. Programs will be developed as a tool for provincial governments to assess potential risks and develop responses.

Fri, 2007-03-23 12:35Bill Miller
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Gore says Quebec is Canada’s climate-change conscience

The former U.S. vice-president said the rest of Canada is “pretty good” but he singled out Quebec as the “conscience of Canada” on global-warming.

Gore and green-guru scientist David Suzuki chided the mass media for ignoring scientists’ warnings about climate change and giving too much space and credibility to skeptics and deniers.

Fri, 2007-03-23 11:01Bill Miller
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Toronto girds for climate-change battle

Canada’s largest city is embarking on a plan to fight climate change and global warming by slashing greenhouse-gas emissions by 80 per cent from 1990 levels by 2050. Mayor David Miller says cleaning the air is “the issue of our time, maybe of all time.”

Fri, 2007-03-23 09:49Bill Miller
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77 per cent of Canadians convinced global warming is real

Although the vast majority is convinced, a new survey by Angus Reid Strategies also found that people in various regions hold different attitudes. In Alberta, as example, 69 per cent of respondents said they believed in global warming, while in Quebec, the number soared to 83 per cent.

Fifty-seven per cent of Quebecers, moreover, said they are promoting better behavior toward the environment while only 36 per cent of Albertans said they are doing the same.

Thu, 2007-03-22 09:58Bill Miller
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New study finds food supply already imperiled by climate change

World cereal crops have suffered losses of $5 billion US annually since 1981 due to global warming caused by human activity, says the first study to gauge how much world food production already has been affected by climate change.

Christopher Essex

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Christopher Essex

 Credentials

  • Ph.D. York 1982
  • M.Sc. Rice 1978
  • B.Sc. U.W.O. 1976

Source: [1]

 Background

Essex is a professor of applied mathematics at the University of Western Ontario.

Arthur Rorsch

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Arthur Rörsch

 Credentials

  • Ph.D., chemical engineering, University of Leiden (1963). [1]

 Background

Arthur Rörsch was a genetics professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands from 1967 to 1997.

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Nils-Axel Morner

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Nils-Axel Mörner

 Credentials

  • Ph.D., Geology, (1969). [1], [2]

 Background

Mörner is a retired professor from the University of Stockholm where he was the head of the Paleogeophysics and Geodynamics department from 1991 to 2005. [1], [3]

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