Mon, 2006-10-02 08:18Richard Littlemore
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Lomborg's Misdirection Defined and Dismissed

This analysis in the Scottish Sunday Herald gets nicely to the point of why the mischievously misdirecting Bjorn Lomborg is damaging the global conversation about climate change.

“Lomborg says Kyoto is a misallocation of resources which should have gone to the Third World. But America’s boycott of Kyoto in 1998 didn’t lead to more resources for the wretched of the earth.

There have been no petrodollars flooding into sub-Saharan Africa. The US still allocates the lowest percentage of GDP to development of any industrialised country. All Lomborg’s arguments do is delay any action about climate change, which is why he is so popular with American corporate interests.”

Mon, 2006-10-02 08:04Ross Gelbspan
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Skeptic Bill Gray Embarrasses Himself Again

The words “global warming” provoke a sharp retort from Colorado State University meteorology professor emeritus William Gray: “It's a big scam.” And the name of climate researcher Kevin Trenberth elicits a sputtered “opportunist.”

(Grey repeated his assertion despite the publication of a meticulous refutation of his claims by a group of leading climate scientists.) 

At the National Center for Atmospheric Research, where Trenberth works, Gray's name prompts dismay. “Bill Gray is completely unreasonable,” Trenberth says. “He has a mind block on this.”

Sun, 2006-10-01 10:43Ross Gelbspan
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Bush Administration Raises the Art of Gagging to New Levels

Scientists at a world-renowned climate research lab in New Jersey say their discoveries are being hidden from public view because their conclusions on global warming differ from those in the Bush administration.
Fri, 2006-09-29 12:12Sarah Pullman
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Out of Balance Another Climate Film

So it seems that 2006 will be remembered as the year of the climate film. How many more can we fit into the final three months? Any guesses?     

No complaints here, though, because what it means is that this is an issue that has truly taken root in popular consciousness, at long last.
Fri, 2006-09-29 09:44Ross Gelbspan
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Bush: Nine States and 163 Nations Can't Be Right

White House Says No Change on US Carbon Strategy Planetark.org, Sept. 29, 2006

NEW YORK - The Bush administration has no plans to ease its opposition to national limits on greenhouse gas output despite talk that a change may be under consideration, a White House spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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