Fri, 2007-02-02 09:35Ross Gelbspan
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ExMo Pays Scientists $10,000 To Trash IPCC Report

Scientists and economists have been offered companies $10,000 each by a lobby group funded by ExxonMobil to undermine the IPCC's new Fourth Assessment Report. The report surfaced a day after one of the most notorious and reviled US Skeptics, Richard Lindzen, was featured on CNN's Larry King Live.

You can download a copy of the actual memo that was leaked to DeSmogBlog in late 2006.

Fri, 2007-02-02 07:33Ross Gelbspan
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Planetary Symptoms Progress By Degrees

The IPCC released a recent list of global impacts we can expect from each successive degree of warming.
Thu, 2007-02-01 19:34Richard Littlemore
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NRSP: Lobbying Without Accountability

“If Canada delayed CO2 reduction decisions by, say, a year, while the science was more closely examined, what would be the impact on global climate?

“Essentially none.”

Tom Harris, the Natural Resources Stewardship Project

Thu, 2007-02-01 11:38Kevin Grandia
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CEI argues IPCC science without any scientists

The Competitive Enterprise Institute, who not even the likes of ExxonMobil want to be associated with anymore, has issued a media advisory today offering up their in-house staff as global warming “experts” available for comment on the upcoming release by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

With the IPCC report coming from scientists, you would think the CEI would be offering up scientists as global warming “experts.

Think again.

Here's some background information on each of their so-called “experts.”

Thu, 2007-02-01 10:29Ross Gelbspan
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Chirac's Patience Taxed by US Climate Intransigence

French President Jacques Chirac warned that if the US did not sign the agreements, a carbon tax across Europe on imports from nations that have not signed the Kyoto treaty could be imposed to try to force compliance. He demanded that the United States sign both the Kyoto Protocol and a future agreement that will take effect when the Kyoto accord runs out in 2012.

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