Mon, 2006-02-20 07:25Richard Littlemore
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American Geophysical Union Honours Journalists

WASHINGTON - Dan Vergano of USA Today, Michelle Nijhuis of High Country News, and The Times-Picayune have won the American Geophysical Union’s 2006 journalism awards.

Vergano will receive the David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–News for his article, “The debate’s over:

Sun, 2006-02-19 08:01Ross Gelbspan
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A Meeting of the Mindless

Bush’s Chat With Novelist Alarms Environmentalists
The New York Times, Feb. 19, 2006

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 - One of the perquisites of being president is the ability to have the author of a book you enjoyed pop into the White House for a chat.

Fri, 2006-02-17 16:27Ross Gelbspan
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Jim Hansen's call to action: One Response

 NASA scientist Jim Hansen: “We have to stabilize emissions of carbon dioxide within a decade, or temperatures will warm by more than one degree – warmer than it has been for half a million years.” (Feb. 2006)

Tue, 2006-02-14 08:22Ross Gelbspan
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Bush Administration Gives Big Oil a Free Ride on Public Lands

Who said the Bush Administration was hard-hearted? Responding to the plight of oil giants such as ExxonMobil, which netted a mere $36 billion in profits last year,  the Administration is planning to waive another $7 billion in royalties for drilling on public lands.

Mon, 2006-02-13 16:34Ross Gelbspan
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Red States Warm To Climate Change

From evangelicals to students to business groups, climate change is a rising political concern.
The Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 14, 2006  
Global warming isn’t just a “blue state” issue anymore.

From the Rocky Mountain West to the Southeast, influential red-state voices are beginning to call for more concerted efforts at local, state, and federal levels to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

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