Sat, 2007-02-03 09:36Kevin Grandia
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IPCC quotes from around the world

With the IPCC Summary for Policymakers out yesterday, and the science clearer than ever, here are some choice quotes from world leaders. Send in yours and I will add them to this collection.

Fri, 2007-02-02 16:32Richard Littlemore
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AEI Linked to Fraser Institute

Kenneth Green, the “visiting scholar” who last year offered $10,000 payments to any scientist who was willing to provide an “independent” analysis of the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was the former Director of the Centre for Studies in Risk and Regulation at The Fraser Institute - which is set to release such an “independent analysis” on Monday.

For those who are attending the London press conference, it might be reasonable to ask if any of the contributors to this report actually received the $10,000 payment.

Fri, 2007-02-02 13:14Bill Miller
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Global warming of last 50 years “unusual” in at least the previous 1300 years

The IPCC Summary for Policymakers says the last time Polar Regions were significantly warmer for an extended period was about 125,000 years ago, when reductions in polar ice volume led to a sea-level rise of four to six metres.

Fri, 2007-02-02 12:21Kevin Grandia
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Tim Ball vs. Dan Johnson Update

The plaintiff Dr. Tim Ball - much maligned even before he launched his ill-fated lawsuit against Dr. Dan Johnson - is in for another thrashing in the (attached) Statement of Defence filed in December by the Calgary Herald.
Fri, 2007-02-02 11:42Bill Miller
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UN blames global warming on fossil fuels; Exxon posts $40 billion US profit

In an ironic twist of timing, the world’s largest publicly owned oil company registered its largest-ever corporate profit on the eve of the landmark report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change saying there is little doubt global warming is caused by man. Other major oil companies have also reaped unprecedented profits from fossil-fuel consumption.

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