Wed, 2006-10-18 16:53Sarah Pullman
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Leo Joins the Crusade

Looks like the former heart-throb of many of my contemporaries has joined the fight against global warming. A visit to LeonardoDiCaprio.com reveals that he has split his site into two sections - a .org site dedicated to his foundation, and a .com site dedicated to himself.

His foundation is focused on environmental issues – particularly the issues of “global warming, alternative and renewable energy sources, and the preservation of the planet's amazing biodiversity”. And I'm blogging about it because it features two videos, and the one on global warming is worth a watch.

It's encouraging to see celebrities choosing to leverage their “personal brands” for something worthwhile. So if you're not totally tired of global warming videos yet, head on over and check it out.

Wed, 2006-10-18 12:54Kevin Grandia
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The Competitive Enterprise Institute and all that's fit to spin

Here’s a clip from a BBC Newsnight interview with Myron Ebell, head of climate change policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and John Mitchell, Chief Scientists for the UK Met Office, and a

Wed, 2006-10-18 12:34Ross Gelbspan
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How to Make Big Coal Look Good on Global Warming

The world needs a 20-fold expansion in nuclear energy in order to prevent dangerous climate change, according to John Ritch, director-general of the World Nuclear Association.

 

Wed, 2006-10-18 12:24Ross Gelbspan
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How do you say "Silly Skeptic" in Chinese?

Zhang Wenjing, a leading Chinese glaciologist has said that the world’s glaciers could neutralize the effects of global warming, by absorbing heat, which would help in curbing the rapid increase in global temperatures.

 

Wed, 2006-10-18 09:36Kevin Grandia
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CBC on Shwarzenegger and Canada's climate change conundrum

CBC National's Sasha Perticic did a great piece last night on California's efforts to tackle climate change. In the report, Schwarzenegger urges Canada and Mexico to join California in it's fight against C02 emissions created by the burning of fossil fuels.


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