Thu, 2007-02-15 06:15Ross Gelbspan
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Press: The Skeptics Are In Retreat

With Democrats controlling the environmental agenda in Congress, a panel of international scientists saying there's a greater-than-90 percent chance that humans contribute to global warming, and former vice president Al Gore calling climate change a moral issue, many besieged global warming skeptics are starting to tone down their rhetoric.
Wed, 2007-02-14 20:53Kevin Grandia
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Spinoculating against the Spindustrial Revolution

The CBC veteran Ira Basen has been running a brilliant series all about the world of PR spin. As regular readers of DeSmog know, our site is all about debunking the “spin” around the issue of global warming. If you want to get a good crash course in the practice of spin, this is the series to listen to.

Think of it as spinoculation.

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Wed, 2007-02-14 15:46Bill Miller
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New Zealand aims to be world’s greenest in war on climate change

A country that prides itself on its green image has set the ambitious goal of cutting its greenhouse-gas emissions to zero.

Wed, 2007-02-14 12:41Richard Littlemore
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Flirty ExMo Gets Slap from Blogger

Here's an entertaining tale of an ExxonMobil seduction-gone-wrong.
Wed, 2007-02-14 12:26Jim Hoggan
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'The science is clear. It leaves no room for procrastination. Global warming is real.'

With those words, the government of the Canadian province of British Columbia took what might be the most aggressive leadership position in the world on the issue of global warming.

The quote - that headline - is taken from the provincial Speech from the Throne, a broad statement of intent that parliamentary governments use to begin new sessions of the legislature. As such, it is a policy statement, rather than a legislated commitment. But the vision - the sheer audacity - of that stated policy puts British Columbia at the forefront of the global battle against climate change.

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