It's Not Just Wall Street that Needs a Bail-Out!

The rapid rise in emissions means the world could warm faster than previously predicted, said professor Barry Brook, director of the Research Institute for Climate Change and Sustainability at the University of Adelaide in Australia. He said CO2 concentrations could hit 450 ppm by 2030 instead of 2040 as currently predicted.

Hyperbole and The Myth of the Fiscal Conservative


The Liberals released their 76-page platform this week, including the proposed carbon tax, to predictable ridicule from the Conservatives.

Prime Minister Harper ranted against the idea of taxing carbon as “crazy”, “insane”, and something that would “screw everyone across the country” and “wreck” the economy. The Tory leader went on to trash the Liberal plan as “a work of political and economic incompetence”.

Wow Stephen. Calm down.

Letterman on Global Warming: "We're Dead Meat" [video]

As always, Letterman puts us straight - this time on global warming:

Global warming deniers aim to hold New Hamsphire back

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has struck a climate change task force to craft an action plan with the goal of finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are good for the state's economy.

Great news for New Hampshire, the solutions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions are the same ones that reduce America's dependence of foreign oil and make the necessary shifts in the economy to make the country a world leader in the development of sustainable energy technology. Any State that gets out ahead on this issue will reap the rewards of new green jobs and less money going out of the country to oil producing nations.

Elections Canada drops Friends of Science investigation

Canwest News Service reporter Mike De Souza, has a story out on the wire this morning that the Friends of Science, a group renowned for spreading misinformation (and taking money from oil companies to help out) about the science of global warming has been “… cleared of wrongdoing following an investigation by Elections Canada into radio ads which ran in key Ontario markets during the 2006 election campaign.”

Canwest News Service reporter Mike De Souza, has reported that the Friends of Science, a group renowned for using oil and gas money to spread misinformation about the science of global warming, has been “… cleared of wrongdoing following an investigation by Elections Canada into radio ads which ran in key Ontario markets during the 2006 election campaign.”

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