Tue, 2006-12-05 11:25Bill Miller
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Tim Ball's better, warmer world at odds with new famine forecast

New forecasts say climate change will reduce South Asia’s wheat-producing area by 50 per cent. The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) urges accelerated development of new strains of maize, wheat, rice and sorghum. CGIAR links 15 non-profit research institutes around the world working mainly on agriculture in developing countries and the tropics.
Tue, 2006-12-05 11:00Jim Hoggan
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Happy Birthday to the DeSmogBlog!!!!

Today, December 1st, marks exactly a year since the DeSmogBlog went live, striking out to challenge those people who try to make climate change a political story – and not a scientific one.

They exist in abundance. Despite an overwhelming global consensus that human activity is causing climate change, there remains a small but well-funded core of deniers – people who will go to almost any length to cast doubt upon a scientific reality that grows more obvious, and more frightening, by the day.

A huge number of those people work for “think tanks” in the U.S. and Canada…

Tue, 2006-12-05 10:43Ross Gelbspan
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Sick of Reading About Climate Change?

CDC: If carbon dioxide emissions were to stop today, health experts would still face the challenge of protecting people from the harm of climate change today and in the future.
Mon, 2006-12-04 15:23Ross Gelbspan
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Is Tyrannosaurus Rex Leading ExMo Out of The Prehistoric Era?

In a recent talk, Rex Tillerson, new CEO of ExxonMobil, declared: “While our scientific understanding of climate change continues to improve, it nonetheless remains today an extraordinarily complex area of scientific study.” But he did add that “the potential risks to society could prove to be significant…”
Mon, 2006-12-04 14:50Ross Gelbspan
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Want to Save The World? One Place to Start Is At Home!

One Small Step for Man – One Giant Step etc.


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