Bjorn Lomborg - the 'Polyanna of Global Warming'

Here's a review out this weekend in Canada's Globe and Mail on Bjorn Lomborg's new book, Cool it.

Choice quote:

I remember wondering, after I interviewed Lomborg, whether he was intellectually dishonest or just not very bright. Cool It has convinced me that it doesn't matter. Lomborg has now proved beyond a doubt that he is incapable of contributing anything of merit to scientific discourse.”

Canada’s CEOs urge 'aggressive' action on global warming

An organization of Canadian chief executives says climate change is the “most pressing and daunting” issue the world faces today and business must do its share to fight the problem. The cost will be great, they say, and government intervention will be needed.

Furious Allies: Bush's Non-Plan is a "Total Charade"

US President George W. Bush infuriated his critics by professing world leadership on climate change at his meeting of the top 16 world economies - while offering no new substantive policy and implicitly rejecting binding emissions controls.

Video: thank you for being a friend Mr. President

President Bush assured the rest of the world today that he takes climate change seriously and vowed that the United States “will do its part” in crafting “a new international approach.”

He's only had close a decade to take the issue seriously. What's been the hold up you ask? This video we made might just be the explanation.

Could DSCOVR be saved by NOAA?

Here is the latest bizarre twist in our investigative series on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR).

To recap, NASA was given over $100 million in taxpayers money to build a spacecraft that would look at the energy budget of our planet from a unique perspective. Even though it is fully completed over five years ago, it is still sitting in a box at the Goddard Space Centre.

According to leading scientists in a recent paper in the esteemed journal Science, this spacecraft would dispel much existing uncertainty about the pace of climate change.

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