Mon, 2007-02-19 08:55Ross Gelbspan
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Global Ice Cap Meltdown May Be "Inevitable"

A critical meltdown of ice sheets and severe sea level rise could be inevitable because of global warming. Scientists are preparing to warn their governments that the next IPCC report will conclude there is a 50% chance that widespread ice sheet loss “may no longer be avoided.”

Sat, 2007-02-17 12:21Ross Gelbspan
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Warming-Driven Wind Shifts Create Marine "Dead Zones"

The delicate interplay between the oceans and atmosphere is changing with catastrophic consequences. Entire marine ecosystems have been wiped out, devastating populations of sea birds and larger marine mammals.
Fri, 2007-02-16 11:36Emily Murgatroyd
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Apres Ski - Literally

Imagine a world where the white fluffy stuff is part of folklore that you pass down to your grandchildren. A recent report released by Bill McGuire, the professor of geohazards and director of the Benfield UCL Hazard Research Centre, suggests that winter sports and resorts may become a rarity in the near future.

Fri, 2007-02-16 10:51Bill Miller
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Data shows last month was hottest January on record

The U.S. National Climatic Data Center says the world’s land areas were 3.4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than “a normal January” and 0.81 degrees hotter than the previous record set in 2002, which meteorologists said is “a lot” since such barriers are usually broken by only hundredths of a degree at a time.

Thu, 2007-02-15 06:15Ross Gelbspan
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Press: The Skeptics Are In Retreat

With Democrats controlling the environmental agenda in Congress, a panel of international scientists saying there's a greater-than-90 percent chance that humans contribute to global warming, and former vice president Al Gore calling climate change a moral issue, many besieged global warming skeptics are starting to tone down their rhetoric.


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