Mon, 2007-04-23 09:13Kevin Grandia
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The Numbers Game

$89 billion
The approximate annual US federal tax breaks and other direct subsidies for oil companies.

$36.1 billion
ExxonMobil's 2005 profits

Check out Terry Tamminen's new book Lives per Gallon for more information on the true costs of our addiction to oil.

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Sat, 2007-04-21 08:44Richard Littlemore
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Friends of Science: Forgotten, but Not Dead

The Calgary-based and oil-industry-funded Friends of Science is still foundering about, denying the science of climate change and embarrassing itself by trying to overstate its connections to the University of Calgary.
Sat, 2007-04-21 07:20Ross Gelbspan
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Norway: Neutral from the World War to the Carbon War

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg proposed to make Norway the first “carbon neutral” state by 2050 and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by 30 percent by 2020.

Fri, 2007-04-20 12:43Ross Gelbspan
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Nature's Bargain: A Mere $900 Billion

The U.S. government, insurer of last resort, faces a potential payout of at least $919 billion under a worst-case scenario of flood and crop losses due to global warming, congressional investigators say.
Fri, 2007-04-20 12:34John Lefebvre

Tories' Economics are Short-term, Self-Destructive

Canada's bloody-minded determination to ignore climate change - reaffirmed yesterday in the Conservative's intentionally frightening accounting of the potential costs of the Kyoto accord - will leave Canadians standing against a rising tide with no plan and no boat.

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