Mon, 2007-04-30 22:43Kevin Grandia
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New poll shows Americans ready to act on climate change

Could the US collective head finally be coming out of the sand? We're always a little skeptical of polling numbers, but let's hope this trend continues:

Ninety percent of Democrats, 80 percent of independents and 60 percent of Republicans said immediate action was required to curb the warming of the atmosphere and deal with its effects on the global climateH/T to Josh Zaharoff at the Common Blog.

Mon, 2007-04-30 14:08Kevin Grandia
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Germany's last glacier gone by 2025

CNN has a story today on the melting of Zugspitze, the last glacier in Germany. Economic losses are already resulting, despite the efforts of locals to slow down the melting by creating an anti-glare shield to reflect sunlight away from the glacier.  

Mon, 2007-04-30 14:01Richard Littlemore
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Vancouver Sun Promotes Climate Swindle

The Vancouver Sun added its voice today to the campaign to remove science - or even common sense - from the climate change debate.

In response to an initiative to show the award-winning Inconvenient Truth in British Columbia high schools, the Sun has joined the effort to “balance” that movie by also showing The Great Global Warming Swindle, a shoddy counterpoint featuring a host of discredited scientists and industry apologists questioning the role of CO2 in climate change.
Sun, 2007-04-29 08:00Ross Gelbspan
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Hyper-Efficient Germans Vow 40 percent Cuts by 2020

The German Environment Ministry unveiled proposals that would lead Germany to become the world's most energy-efficient country. The Ministry proposed an eight-point plan that would cut Germany's CO2 emissions by 40 percent in 13 years.  
Fri, 2007-04-27 21:19Kevin Grandia
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CBC: Callow Broadcasting Corporation

Here's a bit of television entirely devoid of integrity, judgment, balance or scientific expertise. The CBC should be embarrassed to be quoting Tim Ball - a man more famous for misrepreseting his academic credentials than for any actual science he ever produced.

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