North Pole Melting? No Problem!

Want a good laugh? Read this North Pole rant from well-known climate change denier/lawyer Christopher C. Horner.

Mr. Horner holds forth on how the entire scientific community is apparently mistaken that the planet is warming, that polar warming is somehow related to climate change, or that north pole melting this year for the first time in history is any cause for concern.

Penguins the Latest Climate Change Canary

A new study out of the University of Washington has found that penguin populations are plummeting due to climate change, pollution and other factors like fish stock depletion and loss of breeding habitat.

“Penguins are in trouble,” says Dee Boersma, whose study appears in the journal BioScience, “They certainly are canaries in the coal mine.”

Scott of the Antarctics Will Paint the Antarctic Black

A very cool Virgin Media short film submission on Antarctica and climate change. Produced by Harvey Parkes, a writer/director who works as part of the northwest film collective Balti and Havana.

Check it out.

Hat tip to Greenpeace UK.

Canada and the United States Worst on Climate Change

So how is it that two of the world's most affluent countries are the worst climate polluters in the G8 group of nations?

The World Wildlife Fund and German insurance giant Allianz SE, ranked the U.S. last among the G8 and Canada second to last because they've done so little to curb emissions of greenhouse gases.

Dr. Joachim Faber, holding board member of Allianz SE, said: “The G8 countries have a responsibility to be high achievers in the race against climate change. They need to be role models trail-blazing the way to steer the world towards a low carbon, clean energy economy.”

Tom Harris Pops Up Down Under

In an article titled the Sad Demise of On-Line Opinion, Australian Clive Hamilton, writes:

The editors' appeal to the principles of good journalism to defend the publication of denialist anti-science, but have failed their readers by breaking another tenet of journalistic ethics. The lead author of 'The UN climate change numbers hoax”, Tom Harris, is described by On Line Opinion at the end of the article as “an Ottawa-based mechanical engineer and Executive Director of the International Climate Science Coalition'.

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