Tue, 2006-11-14 18:26Richard Littlemore
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Dr. S. Fred Singer: denier for hire

Here's the latest from Dr. S. Fred Singer, the go-to “scientist” for industries that are trying to dodge regulation.
In this piece in the New York Sun, Singer poses three questions:
(1) Is there evidence for or against an appreciable human contribution to current climate warming?

(2) Would a warmer climate be better or worse than the present one?

(3) Realistically speaking, is it possible to influence the climate by policy actions in an effective way?

The answers are:

Tue, 2006-11-14 16:52Kevin Grandia
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Deniers "cock a hoop" over latest junk science

Monbiot's column in the Gaurdian today lays out nicely just how far the climate change deniers are willing to stretch their definition of “sound science.” Junk scientists and their cadre of misfits gleefully filled Monbiots inbox with messages like “your scam exposed” and “how do you feel now asshole.” Unfortunately, the only scam to expose is the information climate change deniers pawn off as science.
Tue, 2006-11-14 15:38Ross Gelbspan
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Inhofe aide cries to the UN: "The Skeptics Are Being Demonized!"

In a panel discussion at the United Nations conference on climate change, the top aide to Sen. James Inhofe (“Global Warming Is the Greatest Hoax Ever Perpetrated, etc.”) complained recently that “skeptics who are vocal are vilified.” Mark Morano added that the greenhouse skeptics are being “demonized” by the media, and their Enviro-Alarmist allies. Members of the discussion panel on how to best convey the issue of climate change quickly shot back.

Tue, 2006-11-14 13:47Richard Littlemore
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Calgary Sun: Promoting Confusion and Irresponsibility

Calgary Sun Columnist Licia Corbella suggests today that Canada ignore climate change because Canada's contribution to greenhouse gas emission worldwide is just two per cent.
Fri, 2006-11-10 18:20Sarah Pullman
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