Thu, 2007-04-26 06:22Ross Gelbspan
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Carbon Trading Plagued By Massive Fraud: Financial Times

The police, the fraud squad and trading standards need to be looking into this. Otherwise people will lose faith in it.” – Environment Adviser of HBSC, UK's biggest bank.

Wed, 2007-04-25 07:53Ross Gelbspan
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Scientists Try to Protect British Public from A Spreading "Swindle"

Dozens of British climate scientists are trying to block the DVD release of a controversial programme that claims global warming has nothing to do with human greenhouse gas emissions. Sir John Houghton, former head of the Met Office, and Bob May, former president of the Royal Society, are among 37 experts who have called for the DVD to be heavily edited or removed from sale. The film, the “Great Global Warming Swindle,” was criticised by scientists as distorted and misleading.
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.

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