Tue, 2007-04-24 06:30Ross Gelbspan
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In US, Climate Denial is Mutual

US mutual funds are ignoring the business risks of global climate change, according to a report that criticized the industry for abstaining from or opposing shareholder pressure for environmental disclosure. None of America's 100 largest mutual funds voted in 2006 in support of resolutions seeking greater corporate disclosure on how global climate change will affect business, said Ceres, a coalition of investors and environmentalists.

Mon, 2007-04-23 15:48Kevin Grandia
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Did you know there's a DeSmog Smart Car?

Mon, 2007-04-23 11:42Bill Miller
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New York welcomes Earth Day with $8 tax on cars entering Manhattan

The measure is among 127 proposals for what Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls “a greener, greater New York.” But it still has to clear formidable hurdles in the State Legislature where, as The New York Times put it, “too many good ideas like this one go to die.”

Mon, 2007-04-23 10:11Bill Miller
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Clean air or clean water? Climate change enters Northwest dam debate

The long-standing controversy over dam removal in Washington, Oregon and California has heightened with scientific recognition of man made carbon emissions in global warming. Power companies and others who favor keeping the dams tout them as a crucial source of so-called clean energy, while opponents say the dams are anything but clean because they foul water and kill fish to generate electricity.

Mon, 2007-04-23 09:13Kevin Grandia
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The Numbers Game

$89 billion
The approximate annual US federal tax breaks and other direct subsidies for oil companies.

$36.1 billion
ExxonMobil's 2005 profits

Check out Terry Tamminen's new book Lives per Gallon for more information on the true costs of our addiction to oil.

Read more: The Numbers Game

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