Mon, 2007-04-16 10:35Ross Gelbspan
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G-8 To Cut Carbon Emissions? Don't Bank On It!

Germany has pushed the G-8 to set a tough target for reducing carbon emissions.

But environmentalists said the World Bank, which the G8 has asked to finance the shift away from carbon use in the developing world, was continuing to ramp up lending for oil and gas.

Sun, 2007-04-15 17:29Emily Murgatroyd
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Do Nothing, Risk Everything

A recent report published in March by the Ethical Funds Company found that out of 48 Canadian oil and gas companies studied, only 2 were responding in any meaningful way to address the risks associated with global warming; Shell Canada and Suncor.

Using a wide variety of sustainability metrics, EFC scored each company to determine how well they are prepared to meet the increasing demand for environmentally and sustainably sound practices in the oil and gas sector as it becomes more and more clear that climate change is a reality and will have a significant effect on operations and investor relations.

Sun, 2007-04-15 11:16Bill Miller
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Green must supplant the red, white and blue in a new America, writer says

A prominent New York Times columnist says the future of the U.S. as a beacon of progress, hope and inspiration in the world hinges on reducing its dependence on fossil fuels.

Sun, 2007-04-15 08:30Ross Gelbspan
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Top Military Brass to Bush: Warming Threatens US Security

Eleven top ranking US Generals and Admirals have declared that global warming presents a clear threat to America's national security. Their report, which looks at coming impacts in every continent, notes that warming effects could prompt more terrorism in addition to other threats.

Fri, 2007-04-13 15:48Jim Hoggan
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Al Gore's Energy Bill: The Power of Tattletelling

The Tennessee Centre for Policy Research claims to be an independent and non-partisan policy think tank, a characterization that is hard to sustain since the Centre made itself famous by releasing a hyped account of Al Gore's personal electricity consumption. 

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