Fri, 2007-03-02 12:21Bill Miller
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Tokyo having its first winter without snow in 131 years

The Japanese capital has just experienced its first-ever winter without snow since records began in 1876, but weather officials are playing down any link to global warming.
Fri, 2007-03-02 11:33Bill Miller
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UN draft: Climate-change impact worse than expected

An unpublished draft of the long-awaited second part of a United Nations report , obtained by SPIEGEL ONLINE, says global warming is happening faster than previously believed. No region of the planet will be spared, says the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and some will be especially hard-hit.

Fri, 2007-03-02 10:53Bill Miller
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Global warming heralds lower timber values and shorter logging seasons in New Hampshire

Experts say climate change can also increase the number of insects and have serious impact on tourism and maple syrup production in the “Live Free or Die” state.

Fri, 2007-03-02 10:23Kevin Grandia
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DeSmog receives a "thinking blog" nod

So it's official, DeSmog is a thinker! Our friends at have nominated us for a “thinking blog award.” I don't know exactly what it means, but it's always nice to be recognized. 

In turn we were asked to nominate five bloggers…
Fri, 2007-03-02 09:07Bill Miller
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California touts new warming law as boon to economy

As coal-state officials struggle over growing demand for lower carbon emissions, California lawmakers told a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. their legislation to cut carbon-dioxide output to 1990 levels by 2020 is predicted to bring $60 billion and 80,000 new jobs to the state economy.


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