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.”
Tue, 2006-10-03 08:55Ross Gelbspan
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World Bank to W: There Is No Free Climate Lunch

Energy and environment ministers from the world's top 20 polluting nations are meeting in Mexico to consider the economic costs of climate change. Former World Bank chief economist Sir Nicholas Stern is expected to say rich nations must cut emissions immediately, and help developing nations adapt. 
Tue, 2006-10-03 08:54Richard Littlemore
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US Supreme Court Sets Date for Climate Change Case

Platts, “the world's leading supplier of energy information,” reports here that the U.S. Supreme Court has set a date for oral arguments in the climate change case that has been brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Tue, 2006-10-03 08:46Richard Littlemore
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Jeffords Joins Democratic Senators in Querying Bush Censorship

As reported here by the Environmental News Service, “A group of 14 senators has called for an investigation of allegations the Bush administration has repeatedly interfered with federal scientists who have tried to publish research or speak to the media about the reality and impacts of global warming.”


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