Wed, 2007-04-25 06:26Richard Littlemore
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Take Heart, Ye Cynics

“I think if you‘re driving an automobile on the freeway, and you realize you‘re going to have a collision or hit something, to not put on the brakes would seem to be madness,‘‘ Richard Leakey said Tuesday, hours before his first-ever Canadian speaking engagement in Edmonton.

It's reassuring to see smart people making tart observations about climate change. It's even nicer to see those comments reported in OilWeek.

Tue, 2007-04-24 15:47Ross Gelbspan
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Climate Deniers Lose One to the Hedgehogs

The first Global Warming index is to be launched this week by UBS, allowing businesses most affected by the uncertainty of climate change - from ice-cream salesmen to makers of winter coats - to hedge their profits against it in a simple and transparent fashion.
Tue, 2007-04-24 13:26Kevin Grandia
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Stewart Interview with Seattle Man Opposing Gore Film in Schools

Remember the story a couple of months ago about the “outraged parents” who didn't want Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth aired in Seattle schools?

The opposition came from Frosty Hardison a father of seven who at the time stated: “Condoms don't belong in school, and neither does Al Gore. He's not a schoolteacher.”

Check out the video below from a recent Jon Stewart episode. The Daily Show actually tracked down Mr. Hardison. And to end with what is becoming a regular refrain here at DSBlog: seriously, we're not making this up.

Tue, 2007-04-24 12:50Bill Miller
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Ford chief executive admits global warming is real; GM official calls for action

In perhaps the strongest statements on climate change ever by U.S. auto-industry executives, Ford’s CEO said global warming is real , manmade and caused in part by auto emissions, while a GM executive has urged government action on a national energy policy.

Tue, 2007-04-24 12:00Ross Gelbspan
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Icemelt Spawns New Island Off Greenland

The map of Greenland will have to be redrawn. A new island has appeared off its coast, suddenly separated from the mainland by the melting of Greenland's enormous ice sheet, a development that is being seen as the most alarming sign of global warming.

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