Fri, 2007-06-15 09:56Ross Gelbspan
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One Way To Fight Global Warming Is To Trust the Sky!

There is a way to slash emission of greenhouse gases that's politically practical. It's called a “sky trust” and it's roughly analogous to the Alaska Permanent Fund, which since 1976 has sent every Alaska resident a dividend check each year with a share of the state's oil revenues.

The notion of a huge public trust begins with two simple ideas that have the potential to cut the Gordian knot on energy policy. The notion is the brainchild of Peter Barnes, author of Capitalism 3.0.

Fri, 2007-06-15 08:09Ross Gelbspan
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Whose Nose is Longer: Pinocchio's or ExxonMobil's?

ExxonMobil criticised Greenpeace, the Kyoto treaty and the European carbon trading system yesterday but insisted it was not a “climate change denier” and said it wanted to play a constructive role in countering global warming.
Thu, 2007-06-14 11:13Bill Miller
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Mt. Kilimanjaro is a bad example of a point well taken

An American scientist says popular photographs of the African peak’s disappearing ice cover may not be evidence of global warming, but the melting of just about every other glacier on the planet certainly is.

Thu, 2007-06-14 10:25Bill Miller
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Drug makers may profit from disease in global warming scourge

A new study says climate change will trigger a rise in respiratory ills and infectious diseases by 2020 in some countries, with malaria, cholera, diphtheria and dengue fever resurfacing in areas where they were eradicated more than 60 years ago.

Thu, 2007-06-14 08:53Richard Littlemore
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Ball Bails on Johnson Lawsuit


The self-styled Canadian climate change expert, Dr. Tim Ball, has abandoned his libel suit against University of Lethbridge Professor of Environmental Science Dan Johnson. Ball dropped the suit without conditions, but also without acknowledging that Johnson’s original comments were accurate and were reported in good faith.

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