Kennedy slams Exxon's greenwash

Robert F. Kennedy has a great piece on uber-blog Huffington Post today on Exxon's new greenwashing campaign.

To quote: “In a quarter-page advertorial in Thursday's New York Times, ExxonMobil launched a new greenwashing campaign to salvage its earned reputation as Earth's number one global warming villain.”

Dear Globe and Mail

I submitted the following letter to the editor of the Globe and Mail today:

Dear Editor,

While introducing a mostly excellent weekend package on climate change, Globe and Mail Editor-in- chief Edward Greenspon says, “We are in the business of promoting debate, not dogma…

One-third Willing to Pay Lots for Gas

Thanks to Alison at Creekside for this:

A recent CTV poll found that 64 % of survey respondents said they were not ready to pay significantly higher prices for gasoline or home heating fuel.

“Meaning that 36% of people who'd just had their dinner interrupted said they would be willing to support a significant oil and gas price increase out of their own pockets.
That's huge.”

Toronto Star Looks at Canadian Denial Machine

Canada's biggest newspaper, The Toronto Star, shines the light on Canadian climate change deniers in this weekend feature .

Scientists Fear New IPCC Report Sugarcoats Grim Reality

The melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are a fairly recent development that has taken scientists by surprise. They don't know how to predict its effects in their computer models. But many fear it will mean the world's coastlines are swamped much earlier than most predict.


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