Wed, 2007-02-28 10:00Bill Miller
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New evidence finds global warming triggers stronger Atlantic hurricanes

Atmospheric scientists have uncovered fresh evidence to support the hotly debated theory global warming has contributed to the emergence of stronger hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. The unsettling trend is confined to the Atlantic, however, and does not hold up in any of the world's other oceans. This should help resolve the controversy around two prominent studies connecting global warming and the onset of increasingly intense hurricanes.

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.
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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.


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