Mon, 2007-01-08 13:51Bill Miller
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Exxon flak argues global warming good for us

The latest Decima poll shows rising concern among Canadians over environmental issues, but an Exxon-funded spokesman says global warming has been given a bad rap and it’s time everyone looked at benefits like milder winters.

Mon, 2007-01-08 13:25Richard Littlemore
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Crude, Simple and Impoverished Thinking

CanWest Global Terence Corcoran's most recent column, criticizing Prime Minister Stephen Harper for acknowledging Canada's poor environmental record, sets a new standard for information distortion. Corcoran dismisses Harper's newfound environmental awareness, saying that it is based on the “misleading indicators, warped assumptions and outrageous conclusions” contained in a David Suzuki Foundation report entitled The Maple Leaf in the OECD.
Mon, 2007-01-08 12:17Bill Miller
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Coal plant foes in Texas see clear choice in gasification but officials slow to respond

Texas, already first in the nation in carbon-dioxide emissions from utilities, has been dragging its feet over regulation. Pressure on state officials to limit emissions is mounting, but Texas appears to be moving in a different direction, with Gov. Rick Perry directing the state's environmental commission to speed the permitting process for the proposed coal-fired plants.

Mon, 2007-01-08 11:47Ross Gelbspan
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"Lovely Rita" With Brains!

Imagine an electricity meter that can pinpoint power outages, automatically turn household appliances off when wholesale electricity gets too expensive and - with enough of them in use - possibly reduce the need for new power plants. All rank among the potential benefits of so-called smart meters, which are fast becoming the darling of the utility industry as state and federal regulators push power providers to cut energy costs.
Mon, 2007-01-08 10:48Kevin Grandia
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Europe to put global warming pressure on White House today

The President of the European Commission, Jose Manul Barroso, will be visiting the White House today to push the administration into a post-Kyoto global warming agreement. The new agreement will follow the current Kyoto Protocol and will be askind developed nations to sign on to a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas by 2020.

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