Fri, 2007-05-18 16:39Kevin Grandia
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Science Committee Chair Demands Exxon reveal 2007 think tank grants

Rep. Brad Miller (D-North Carolina), chair of the House Subcommittee on Science and Technology, fired off a strong letter (pdf) to ExxonMobil demanding that the oil giant hand over documents relating to all grants awarded so far in 2007 by recipient

Could this be the first step in a Congressional hearing similar to Rep. Henry Waxman's famous Big Tobacco Hearings?

Sure looks that way.

Fri, 2007-05-18 12:08Bill Miller
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Experts cite climate change in European allergy explosion

Every third European is affected by allergies and some experts say global warming may be the culprit in part because pollen-spreading trees are now in bloom longer.

Fri, 2007-05-18 11:34Bill Miller
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Latest IPCC report calls for world social revolution, says author

The steps urged by the United Nations-sponsored scientific panel to curb carbon emissions signal changes as comprehensive as the journey from gaslight and the horse-and-buggy to light bulbs and automobiles 100 years ago.

Thu, 2007-05-17 21:03Ross Gelbspan
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eXXon caught with fingers crossed, new report

Despite ExxonMobil's denials, a report released today by Greenpeace's project, reveals that the largest oil company in the world continues to spend millions on a stealth public relations campaign aimed at discrediting global warming science.

According to the report, Exxon provided $2.1 million in 2006 to 41 “think” tanks and associations that actively sow doubt about the realities of climate change. Since 1998, ExxonMobil has spent a staggering $23 million on this climate disinformation.

Thu, 2007-05-17 18:26Kevin Grandia
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New Scientist debunks the skeptic myths

Hi, New Scientist? Yes, I would like to order 300 million copies of your Climate Change: Guide for the perplexed. Yes, and please send about 200 copies to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20500.

New Scientist's upcoming issue will include what is by far the most comprehensive debunking of the global warming myths, continuously used by the small handful of so-called “experts” who say either: a) global warming isn't happening; (b) humans are not too blame, and anything in between.

Ever wondered about “medieval warming?” “The Little Ice Age?” “Cosmic Rays?” And of the other denier messages? Check out the New Scientist here, save them to the hard drive and get the message out.

Here's links to each thorough debunking:


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