Thu, 2006-12-28 15:54Richard Littlemore
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Punters guessing about climate change

A UK bookmaker is offering odds of 25-1 that a great white shark will be caught off the UK next year - part of a new series of climate change related bets. Nothing scientific about any of this, but it's interesting to see that SOME people are prepared to put their money were their mouths are.
Thu, 2006-12-28 11:41Bill Miller
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Bush administration waffles over Arctic ice but science doesn't

As reported, the Bush Administration has proposed listing polar bears as a threatened species. But it's still unclear whether it's going to curb greenhouse-gas emissions to secure their survival.
Wed, 2006-12-27 14:43Richard Littlemore
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Tim Ball's Last Gasps? Hope So

“I was long troubled by what was happening in the climate community as people with expertise in modeling, but little knowledge or understanding of climate became dominant.”
Wed, 2006-12-27 12:18Bill Miller
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Bush Administration to list polar bears as threatened species

Responding to pressure from environmental groups, the Bush Administration is proposing to list polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Environmentalists hope the move will lead to a curb on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Tue, 2006-12-26 12:44Ross Gelbspan
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Rising Waters Submerge First Inhabited Island

For the first time ever, an inhabited island has vanished under rising sea levels. The Indian island of Lohachara existed at a point where the Ganges and the Brahmaputra rivers empty into the Bay of Bengal. No more.


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