Thu, 2006-10-12 11:18Sarah Pullman
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Green Festival Report Out

Blogging from the airplane, flying back to Vancouver from Washington, DC, via Montreal. The weekend in DC for the Green Festival was a great trip, and certainly worthwhile for the DeSmogBlog. We even spent an evening with one of our favorite writers, the infamous Chris Mooney, who is in the thick of writing his new book about hurricanes.

Thu, 2006-10-12 09:33Richard Littlemore
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A Realpolitik Review of Canadian Climate Policy Roadblocks

Here's a great piece by Don Martin, the only person on the National Post staff who appears to have noticed that he's breathing air with an increasing proportion of CO2 in it.
Thu, 2006-10-12 08:38Richard Littlemore
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Inhofe's Mini-Me to Face Off Among Enviromental Journalists

This late-breaking session has been added to the Society of Environmental Journalists' 16th Annual Confence, coming up in Burlington, Vermont on the week of Oct. 23, 2006. The DeSmogBlog will be there to report on the action. Here's the write-up…

Thu, 2006-10-12 07:53Jim Hoggan
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"Ambiguous scientific statements about climate are hyped by those with a vested interest in alarm"

Think about that statement: “those with a vested interest in alarm.”
The quote comes from a Wall Street Journal article by Richard Lindzen, the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Atmospheric Science at MIT.
Wed, 2006-10-11 20:58Richard Littlemore
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Penn and Teller: Uncontested Experts in Bullshit

Thanks to Wacki for tipping us to this Penn and Teller edition slamming the science behind climate change - in fact, slamming science behind pretty much all environmental concerns. For my part, I thought Penn and Teller were those guys who got mauled by their own tiger, but it turns out they aren't quite so courageous.


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