Christopher Monckton: a Peerless Prevaricator

Tim Lambert at Deltoid has a hilarious wrap of the recent inaccuracies - nay, outright lies - of the ever-entertaining Christopher Walter, Third Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, denier for hire.

Hybrid Taxis: Saving Money (and the World) One Fare at a Time

Hybrid cabs, now all the rage in New York City and San Francisco, as well as in Vancouver, are paying for themselves in fuel savings alone, according to the cabbie who picked me up the other day. He estimated that he was saving $20 per shift (times two shifts a day) on gas, more than enough to pay for the car over its three-year lifespan.

More Bad News for Coal

The dirtiest of fuels is taking a beating this week. Yet another proposed coal plant in the US was cancelled due to concerns about carbon dioxide emissions.
In October, the Kansas Department of Health rejected a coal generating plant due to concerns about climate change. Then another coal plant proposal was nixed in Washington State based on worries about the carbon impacts to the atmosphere.
It seems this regulatory shift around carbon emissions has not been lost on the coal mongers of the world.

Support For Harper Government "Plunges" - Global Warming Seen as Key Factor

A Harris-Decima poll released today shows that the governing Tory party in Canada, under the leadership of Prime Minister Harper is losing popularity quickly due in large part to their performance at the recent United Nation's global warming conference held in Bali, Indonesia.

The Harper government now finds itself in a statistical tie at 30% with the opposition Liberal Party.

Support for the Tories has dropped across all regions and demographic groups.

FaceBook Group: Environment is My Voting Issue in Canada

If you're on Facebook, please take a moment to add your name to our latest project called: “The Environment is My Voting Issue in Canada.”

For over a year and half, polls have identified the environment as the # 1 concern for Canadians.  

Using social media tools like Facebook we can send a message to the Government of Canada that their performance on environmental issues will be judged at the ballot box.


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