Wed, 2006-08-16 11:14Richard Littlemore
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New Research Links Hurricanes to Climate Change

James Elsner, director of the Hurricane Center at Florida State University, says he has evidence that global warming is to blame for the gathering intensity of hurricanes, in this MCNBC story.
Wed, 2006-08-16 11:07Richard Littlemore
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Harvard Prof Touts Sea-floor CO2 Sequestration

Siphoning liquified CO2 to the bottom of the ocean may work, according to this Scientific American article, but Greenpeace argues it would be cheaper for people to start addressing climate change by conserving energy and looking to renewable alternatives.
Wed, 2006-08-16 10:59Richard Littlemore
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"Ethical" Investors Cash in on Climate Change

Apparently, there is money to be made in saving the world. In its first year, the KLD Global Climate 100 Index outperformed the market by nearly five per centage points (up 22.2 versus 17.5 from July 2005 to 2006).
Wed, 2006-08-16 10:11Richard Littlemore
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Royal Society Answers the Climate Change Skeptics, Point for Point

Here, from the distinguished Royal Society, is an exhaustive, point-by-point response to the 12 most commonly used arguments that deny climate change.

And here are five essays by Royal Society members who are addressing everything from questions of controversy (the difficulties of extracting the effects of man-made climate change from naturally occuring fluctuations) to upleasant certainties (the earth will continue to warm even when we control emissions).

Tue, 2006-08-15 17:55Kevin Grandia
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Water power the future?

Check out this video. 100 mile car trip uses only 4 ounces of water. Can't wait to the industry-backed PR spin for this one: “If we use water for our cars, oceans will be depleted and fish will die!”


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