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Highway dustup in British Columbia highlights gap between talk and action on climate change

One only has to go a few miles northwest of B.C.’s capital in Victoria to see what governments are really doing about global warming.

While provincial Finance Minister Carole Taylor was finalizing her “go green” budget, governments at the federal, provincial and local level were taking steps that guarantee sprawl, gridlock and greenhouse emissions will continue to spiral.

Population growth, increasing wealth join climate change as threat to food supplies

Rampant population growth and rising wealth in developing countries are driving up demand for food, a UK official says, while global warming also imperils food stores through decreased rainfall and crop failures.

The agriculture industry is going to have to double food production, but with less water than today. Another big threat to food supplies is biofuel production.

Frederick Seitz

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Frederick Seitz

 Credentials

  • Ph.D., Physics, Princeton (1934). [1]

 Background

Dr. Frederick Seitz passed away on March 2, 2008. He was the former head of Rockefeller University, a former head of the National Academy of Sciences and the principal scientific advisor to the R.J. Reynolds medical research program. [1]

Suing Big Oil for Climate Change

You can sue someone for damaging your car, your house or your health.

Why not your climate? 

That’s the weighty question being asked by a small community in Alaska in a court case filed today in San Francisco against a raft of major oil companies, including Exxon Mobil.

Tom Harris

Tom Harris

​Tom Harris

 Credentials

  • B. Eng. (thermofluids).
  • M. Eng. (thermofluids).

Source: [1]

Dan Gainor

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Dan Gainor

 Credentials

  • M.B.A., University of Maryland.
  • M.A. Publications Design, University of Maryland.
  • B.S. Political Science and History University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Source: [1]

John Charles

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John A. Charles Jr.

 Credentials

  • M.P.A. (Master's in public administration), Portland State University (1990).
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh (1976).

Source: [1]

Alexandra Liddy Bourne

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Alexandra Liddy Bourne

 Credentials

  • B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), College of New Rochelle.
  • M.S.N., Catholic University of America.

Source: [1]

Joseph Bast

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Joseph Bast

 Credentials

Joseph Bast studied Economics as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago. According to Sourcewatch, he did not complete his degree.

Cremation ignites global-warming, atmospheric conflagration

Efforts to live a sustainable lifestyle are ending in a cloud of smoke as more people choose cremation over conventional burial. And not just because of greenhouse emissions. Lead and mercury toxins are also part of the devil’s brew expelled in the flames.

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