Thu, 2006-10-05 20:03Richard Littlemore
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Readers hit back at Sophomoric Province Newspaper

Seems we weren't the only ones who found the Vancouver Province newspaper's “look at the bright side of global warming” editorial on October 3rd more than a little immature.


Letter Published: Thursday, October 05, 2006

The bright side of climate change?
What is your editorial board smoking?
I too dream of palm trees and endless summer. However, I'm not deluded into believing that global warming will deliver any such thing. Droughts, flooding, extreme weather events, extinctions, desertification and rising ocean levels are all likely. It's long past the time for minimizing the state of our weather and environment, and I'm disappointed to see The Province continuing to do so. Your subscribers deserve better.
Thu, 2006-10-05 14:51Kevin Grandia
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Sen. Inhofe's sad spin on CNN

Here's the YouTube clip of Sen. James Inhofe on CNN trying to defend his fringe science views with host Miles O'Brien. DeSmog readers will know that Inhofe has been on a recent tear with his “global warming is a hoax” message, and CNN's O'Brien hit back hard.

Thu, 2006-10-05 08:45Kevin Grandia
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"Flat Earthers" absent from G8 climate change talks

Environment and energy Ministers from the world's most polluting countries, including China, India, Brazil and the G9 members, met in Mexico this week to discuss the urgent need to tackle climate change and green house gas emissions.
Wed, 2006-10-04 23:08Sarah Pullman
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A New 'Do for the DeSmogBlog

We wanted to let our readers know that we're in the middle of a make-over, set to be unveiled in the next few weeks.

Over the past nine months, we've outgrown our existing site. Our traffic is up, our archives are growing and we need to make some functional changes if we hope to continue improving the blog.

Tue, 2006-10-03 09:03Richard Littlemore
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Sophomoric Province Newspaper Looking for a Silver Lining

In the face of a chilling caution from the Forest Products Association of Canada (that the pine-beetle infestation currently ravaging British Columbia's our forests will be followed by further pestilences brought on by warmer weather), the sage editorial staffers at the Vancouver Province newspaper have bid us to “look at the bright side of global warming.”

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