Tue, 2007-02-20 06:31Ross Gelbspan
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World's Leading Coal Exporter Gets a Bright Idea!

Australia will be the world's first country to ban incandescent lightbulbs in a bid to curb Greenhouse gas emissions, with the government saying on Tuesday they would be phased out within three years.
Mon, 2007-02-19 10:59Bill Miller
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Unlikely coalition pushing Bush for federal cap on carbon emissions

Politicians, business leaders and economists have joined environmentalists in calling for new laws to restrict greenhouse gases. The US administration has thus far rejected these efforts, but momentum for change has been building since the February 2 release of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that called global warming “unequivocal” and said with 90 percent probability that human activities help cause it.

Mon, 2007-02-19 10:06Richard Littlemore
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Tim Ball: Deceptions, Prevarications and Arguments with no Evidence

The following article, (with my own annotations in boldfaced italics), popped up last week on a right-wing website called HumanEvents .
Mon, 2007-02-19 08:55Ross Gelbspan
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Global Ice Cap Meltdown May Be "Inevitable"

A critical meltdown of ice sheets and severe sea level rise could be inevitable because of global warming. Scientists are preparing to warn their governments that the next IPCC report will conclude there is a 50% chance that widespread ice sheet loss “may no longer be avoided.”

Sat, 2007-02-17 12:21Ross Gelbspan
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Warming-Driven Wind Shifts Create Marine "Dead Zones"

The delicate interplay between the oceans and atmosphere is changing with catastrophic consequences. Entire marine ecosystems have been wiped out, devastating populations of sea birds and larger marine mammals.

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