Sat, 2007-02-24 11:48Kevin Grandia
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DeSmog founder hits the radio waves

Check out DeSmog co-founder Jim Hoggan spreading the DeSmog message on CBC News In Depth special titled Spin Cycles. CBC veteran Ira Basen has been running this brilliant 6-part series all about the world of PR spin.

Check here for audio clips of the first five episodes.

UPDATE and here's the audio for the sixth episode featuring Jim. 

Sat, 2007-02-24 07:43Ross Gelbspan
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Food Crops Will Be The First Casualties of Warming -- Experts

The place where most of the world's people could first begin to feel the consequences of global warming may be in the stomach. A group of agricultural experts are increasingly worried that global warming will trigger food shortages long before it causes better known but more distant threats, such as rising sea levels.
Fri, 2007-02-23 13:02Kevin Grandia
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And the Oscar goes to.....

Cross your fingers everyone.

Gore is up against the following films for “Best Documentary of the Year.”

“Iraq in Fragments”

“My Country, My Country”

“Deliver Us From Evil”

“Jesus Camp”

Fri, 2007-02-23 12:39Bill Miller
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Attack on Gore’s film countered; polar bears are drowning due to melting ice

CNSNews has run an attack on Al Gore, saying An Inconvenient Truth should be disqualified from the Oscar it is widely expected to win for best documentary. The attack was based on a book entitled “Eco-Freaks,” which downplayed the threat to polar bears posed by global warming. But a story in the London Sunday Times backs the former US vice-president.

Fri, 2007-02-23 12:27Bill Miller
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Well-heeled skeptics spin drivel in struggle to scorch the planet

Our Australian friend Tim Lambert tipped DeSmog to this article in La Presse, Montreal’s largest newspaper, debunking the deniers’ arguments and linking them to such notorious organizations as the American Enterprise Institute, Cato Institute and Vancouver’s Fraser Institute.

Here's Google's attempt at a translation.

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