Wed, 2007-02-28 09:13Bill Miller
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Britain experiencing its second warmest winter on record

The UK mean temperature reached 5.47C (41.8F) compared with the warmest winter on record in 1988-89, when the mean was 5.82C (42.5F). In southern England, winter warmth set a new high, reaching 6.53C (43.8F), beating 6.49C (43.7F) in 1989-90. And meteorologists say there’s more to come.

Wed, 2007-02-28 06:13Ross Gelbspan
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UN Science Panel to World: "Time's Up!"

A scientific panel convened at the request of the United Nations called Tuesday for drastic and immediate reductions in fossil-fuel emissions  around the world and rapid increases in spending on clean-energy to head off the worst effects of global warming.
Tue, 2007-02-27 12:52Emily Murgatroyd
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London's Got It

Here's a great example of a local government taking big steps to encourage energy consumption reduction. Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone has offered incentives to Londoners who make their homes more energy efficient as well as encouraging green investments.
Read more: London's Got It
Tue, 2007-02-27 11:19Bill Miller
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An early environmentalist is embracing heresy in climate-change battle

Stewart Brand, publisher, writer and one of the foremost founders of the environmental movement in the 1960s, has taken the surprise step of endorsing nuclear power as an alternative to coal in the struggle against global warming. Nuclear waste is a problem, he says, but carbon emissions are worse.

Tue, 2007-02-27 08:37Bill Miller
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NASA scientist urges end to new coal-plant construction due to global warming

NASA scientist James Hanson, one of the earliest climate specialists to sound alarms about global warming in 1988, has called for an end to building new coal-fired electric power plants because of their massive role in spewing out the greenhouse gases that drive climate change.


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