Wed, 2006-10-11 10:08Richard Littlemore
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Tim Ball: Finding New Ways to Fudge His Credentials

In a September 26, 2006 letter to the Royal Society, Dr. Tim Ball, the leading signatory, identifies himself as “Professor of Climatology, University of Winnipeg.”

Not quite. From 1988 until his retirement in 1996, Dr. Ball was a Professor of Geography at that university. He has not, since, had any official position at U of W or at any university. So, he is not now a Professor of Climatology at the University of Winnipeg and, arguably, never was.
Wed, 2006-10-11 09:22Ross Gelbspan
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Harper Follows Bush In Adopting Sham Emissions Measurement

When  Prime Minister Harper announced he will adopt an “intensity based” system for measuring greenhouse emissions, he was following the lead of President George W. Bush in using “greenhouse intensity” as a bogus way to measure carbon emissions.  The “intensity based” system would do nothing to cut emissions – only marginally slow their growth. Moreover, as a “voluntary” mechanism, they would attract few, if any, serious polluters. “Intensity based” is merely a new form of jargon for “business as usual” while the world burns.  

Tue, 2006-10-10 16:37Richard Littlemore
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Heartland Institute: Don't Rely on Us for Significant Decisions

Just stumbled upon a site called Climate Search, a disinformation centre run by the Heartland Institute. The Heartland Institute suggests that it is “a genuinely independent source of research and commentary.”
Tue, 2006-10-10 09:52Kevin Grandia
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Monbiot, TASSC and the tobacco, climate change cover-up

UK journalist and author George Monbiot has been doing a great job of getting the climate change message out with the release of his new book and subsequent media tour.
Tue, 2006-10-10 09:02Richard Littlemore
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Province: In Staunch Defence of the Right to be Wrong

Blog readers in Europe and Asia must forgive us North Americans our obsession with media commentators who continue to dissemble on climate change. And those in the U.S. must forgive our specific outrage with a local rag called the Vancouver Province (the DeSmogBlog is based in Vancouver).

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