Denier Cult Strengthens as it Shrivels

Here's a great HuffPost article by David Horton, venturing an explanation as to why the denial voices grow louder even as they become more irrelevant.

Check out Horton's Watermelon Blog, it's a good read.

Corporate honchos acknowledge global warming but falter on emission cuts

Although they couldn’t agree on the method, 160 chief executives of leading U.S. companies have agreed that climate change is a serious issue and requires a comprehensive worldwide solution.

A Spampology

Apologies for the nasty spam that has been getting through lately.

Somebody sicked a Denial of Service attack on us on Friday and we're still recovering.

Thanks to all those who have pointed out any they've come across in the comments section.

Think we should start a “DeSpamBlog” and go after these jerks.

It's Getting Hot in Here

The US National Climatic Data Center just released data that shows that the period between January and June of 2007 constitutes the second warmest on record for that time period.

During the same period, the Southeast has been the second driest on record.

H/T: Think Progress.

Shell's Greenwashing Advertisements 'misleading'

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has been ordered to withdrawal 'misleading' advertising in Holland after the environmental group Friends of the Earth claimed the ads were a case of “greenwashing.”

The ads showing flowers emitting from smoke stacks made the claim that Shell's greenhouse gas emissions were being recycled and used to grow flowers in actual greenhouses. The Dutch Advertising Code Authority stated, “Shell suggests that all of these gases are recycled and that is not the case, so our committee found a misleading environmental claim.”


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