Tue, 2007-09-04 18:14Richard Littlemore
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Oreskes Shreds Contradictory Climate Survey

The climate-change denier sites are alive with chortling over a promised new study that says: “Less than half of all published scientists endorse global warming theory.

The survey, to be published in the small and contrarian journal Energy and Environment, claims to “debunk” an earlier study by University of California (San Diego) science historian Naomi Oreskes - a study that was published in the much more reputable journal Science.

No one could do a better job than Oreskes does here of dismissing the new survey.
Tue, 2007-09-04 15:08Kevin Grandia
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Canadian government's evolving climate change policy all hot air

The Conservative government first denied the scientific evidence for man-made global warming. They then accepted that something needed to be done, but it needed to be a “Made in Canada” solution. 

Now the Conservative government appears to be shucking the “Made in Canada” talking point for an “international agreement” one.

Tue, 2007-09-04 12:39Jim Hoggan
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DeSmogBlog welcomes Chris Mooney!

The DeSmogBlog is very happy to announce that science-writer Chris Mooney, author of the best-seller, The Republic War on Science, has joined our team and will be writing a weekly column here on the DeSmogBlog.
Tue, 2007-09-04 12:20Ross Gelbspan
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The Global Warming Hoax Unmasked!

When did the global warming hoax die?

Historians are likely to pinpoint 2007.

It will take another decade to insure it cannot be revived, but the avalanche of scientific studies and the cumulative impact of scientists who have publicly joined those who debunked the lies on which it has been based will be noted as the tipping point.

Tue, 2007-09-04 11:40Kevin Grandia
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Deniers propping up carbon sequestration as political lip service

Ever wonder why so many former climate change “skeptics” are now saying that global warming is real and we should think about doing something?

For many it's a delay tactic. Lacking the scientific evidence to continue to deny what is so obviously a reality, some people are moving on to new PR tactics.

One such tactic has been uncovered by Dave Roberts at Grist.

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