Wed, 2007-04-18 12:24Bill Miller
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Population growth cited as key driver of climate change

Controlling population growth is a crucial factor in reducing global warming, a California group says, and America had better get a grip. Americans are already the most voracious consumers and greatest producers of greenhouse gases per capita of any nation on earth, it said, and its population “has been doubling every 40 years and is headed for one billion before the end of this century.”

Wed, 2007-04-18 10:44Bill Miller
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Britain and China lock horns in UN global-warming debate

The British government, which had initiated the first-ever climate-change discussions before the UN Security Council, pushed the issue because of its potential to cause wars. China, however, said the 15-member body had no authority to deal with it.

Tue, 2007-04-17 22:46Kevin Grandia
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The Frank Luntz Mea Culpa

“My own beliefs have changed from when I was tasked with that project,” and “today I would not have that paragraph in a document about the environment.”

And with those words (and a couple more) Frank Luntz, considered by many (including DSBlog) to be one of the godfather's of the PR spin machine attacking the science of climate change, offers up his most frank admission of error to date. Here's the clip:

Tue, 2007-04-17 20:45Kevin Grandia
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Heartland Debate Challenge Update, April 17, 2001

DeSmog Debate Challenge

Still haven't heard from them. In the meantime, please enjoy some past posts we have done on the Heartland Institute or the entry for Heartland over at Sourcewatch.

Tue, 2007-04-17 17:46Richard Littlemore
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NRSP: Not Really Sufficiently Principled

A column in the Toronto Sun yesterday sets a new low in the disingenuous disinformation campaign by the Natural Resources Stewardship Project (NRSP).

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